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Anise Star Essential Oil *

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Botanical Name: Illicium verum
 
Main Constituents:
Anethole: 82.5%
 
Plant Part: Seeds
 
Origin: China
 
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
 
Description / Color / Consistency: A light colorless to pale yellow liquid.
 
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Anise Star has a powerful and licorice-like scent, giving a strong top note.
 
Blends With: Lavender, Pine, Orange, Rosewood, Clove, and Cinnamon.
 
Product Abstract: A small to medium evergreen tree of the magnolia family, reaching up to 8m (26ft). The fruits are harvested before they ripen, then sun dried. Tough-skinned and rust colored, the seed pods measure up to 3 cm long. The Japanese plant this tree in their temples and on tombs, and use the pounded bark as incense. This essential oil may solidify, and if so, must be heated to be brought back to a liquid state. This attests to the purity of the oil.

 

Properties: Traditionally, it has been used as an anti-epileptic, anti-hysteric, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, aperient, carminative, cordial, decongestant, digestive, expectorant, insecticide, sedative, stimulant and vermifuge.

Health benefits: It is commonly employed to treat rheumatism & arthritis, protect against septic, relax spasms, act as a purgative, remove gases, warm the body, clear congestion, and ease breathing. Furthermore, some practitioners use anise essential oil to facilitate digestion, expel phlegm & catarrh, kill & repel insects, worms and lice, as well as to relieve nervous afflictions.

 
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

 

 

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