Pure Anise Star, 100% essential oil.
Illicium verum - China
Our anise star essential oil is 100% pure.
SOURCE: Steam distillation from the fruit.
CHARACTERISTICS: Pale yellow liquid with a warm, spicy, extremely sweet, licorice-like scent. It blends well with rose, lavender, orange, pine and other spice oils and has excellent masking properties.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: antiseptic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, insect repellant, stimulant.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Despite the anethole content, it does not appear to be a dermal irritant unlike aniseseed. In large doses it is narcotic and slows down the circulation. it can lead to cerebral disorders. Use in moderation only. Avoid during pregnancy.