Anise Seed e.o – 30 ml
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
The scent of the anise seed e.o. (essential oil) is fresh and sweet. It also smells spicy and licorice-like.
The anise seed has a long history of use. It has been used as a spice and as a medicine. A popular drink in Turkey is flavored with the seed. The drink is called Raki and is quite famous. The seed is also said to be a morning pick-me-up. This has been found in the writings by Pliny.
The anise seed e.o. has many recorded uses. It has been used as:
- an analgesic.
- an antiseptic.
- a diuretic.
- an expectorant.
- a stimulant.
It may also help aid asthma and respiratory problems.
The essential oil will crystallize in cool temperatures. This is due to its anethole content.
It should be advised not to confuse anise seed oil with anise star oil. The latter is produced from the fruit of a tree.
The anise seed e.o. also has other properties. For one, it can be used to help treat rheumatism. It can also aid in alleviating pains from arthritis. It can aid in stimulating blood circulation in the affected area.
The oil is also an antiseptic. When placed on wounds, it prevents the wound from becoming septic. It can also aid the wounds to heal faster.
The essential oil can also be a great carminative. It allows a safe exit of gases from the body. It also helps prevent gas build up. The build up of gas can become a serious matter. Gases can give rise to indigestion, flatulence, and even chest pains. When not treated immediately, these can even cause rheumatism and hypertension.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant.