Aniseed has a long history of use as a spice and medicine. With its sweet, herbaceous, spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma, aniseed oil is traditionally used for flavouring. More
Anise essential oil is steam distilled from the wild-crafted brown pods of the white-flowering Pimpinella anisum plant, which grows wild in Egypt.
Not to be confused with the popular spice star anise, Pimpinella anisum is an annual herb native to Greece and Egypt and is also grown in India, China, Mexico and Spain.
Uses of aniseed oil
Anise essential oil is really very rich and effective. In addition to helping to soothe the digestive system, anise oil is also fantastic when you are looking for blends to reduce pain and inflammation. This essential oil can help reduce unwanted muscle spasms and unwanted viral activity. This essential oil can also be useful in diffusers and inhalation blends when you want to support healthy lung function, especially with a cold or flu. Anise oil also has anti-inflammatory properties and refreshing, moisturizing and regenerative effects on the skin.
Emotionally and energetically, anise essential oil is a warming and energizing essential oil that can help reduce mental fatigue, improve clarity and help maintain alertness. This essential oil is also welcome in times of situational anxiety and depression as it can help to relax nerves and inspire creativity.
How to use
The oil is suitable to use for aromatherapy.
The oil can be used to enrich beauty creams, for bath or massage.
It is a cosmetic product, not intended for internal use.