Anise Star Illicium verum Essential Oil Information

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Anise Star Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Illicium verum

Confused with Anise

 

Seeds








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Pale yellow

Thin

Strong








Fragrance

Licorice-like aroma












Benefits

Rheumatism, bronchitis, coughing, colic, indigestion/cramping, colds, flu.













Blends Well With

Bay, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Caraway, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Myrrh, Orange, Pine, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood













Constituents

(E)-anethole, cinnamyl acetate, foeniculin, limonene, linalool, nerolidol and methyl vhavicol.













Safety

In large doses is narcotic and slows circulation. Use caution with: alcoholism, breast-feeding, certain cancers, endometriosis, damaged skin, hyperplasia, liver disease, paracetamol use,  pregnancy, and with young children.





 

 







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