Anise star Essential Oil

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Size 10ml

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Anise Star essential oil has a warm, spicy and very sweet scent. It can help everyday aches and pains.

How to use? 

4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place

 

Latin Name
Illicium verum
Synonyms
Chinese anise, Chinese star anise
Plant family
Illiciaceae
Extraction
Distillation of the fruits
Origin
Native to south east China, Taiwan and Japan ( Egypt)
Plant characteristics
An evergreen tree that grows up to 12metres high with a slender white trunk. It bears fruit that consist of 5 – 13 seed-bearing follicles attached to a central axis in the shape of a star
Oil characteristics
pale yellow oil with an intense spicy, aniseed aroma
Traditional use
In Chinese medicine it is use to treat dysmenorrhoea, indigestion, overweight, headaches, chills, and travel sickness. It has also been used to help protect from illness
Blends well with
Coriander, Litsea, Lemon and Orange essential oils
Cautions and comments
Despite the anethole content, it does not appear to be an irritant. However, the oil should be used in moderation, Avoid during pregnancy
Main chemical constituents
Trans-anethole (80%), terpenes