Oil Name: Aniseed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pimpinella Anisum
Aniseed essential oil is of medium viscosity. It will solidify at low temperatures and it may need to be warmed before use.
Aniseed originated from the Middle East and is now cultivated in Europe, USA and North Africa. The oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant by steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Anisic, Anethole, Methylchavicol and Limonene.
Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Carminative, Diuretic, Expectorant, Galactogogue, Insecticide, Laxative, Parasiticide
Bronchitis, Catarrh, Colic, Cramps, Flatulence, Hangovers, Indigestion, Muscular Aches and Pains, Rheumatism, Whooping Cough
Irritant to Sensitive Skin, pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
Aniseed is a very potent oil. It contains anethole that can cause dermatitis, so avoid in problem skin conditions.
In large doses it can slow down the circulation and can cause cerebral congestion.
It must be avoided during pregnancy.
Compatible Combination Oils
Caraway, Cardomom, Cedarwood, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Mandarin, Petitgrain, RosewoodTags: Aniseed essential oils