Colorless to pale yellow liquid @22C with Licorice odor
Description : Anise is a herbaceous annual plant growing to 3 ft (0.91 m) tall. Anise plants grow best in light, fertile, well drained soil.
Constituents & Specifications : Anethol (about 90% ), fixed oil, sugar, choline and mucilage Specific Gravity : 0.97400 - 0.98800 @ 72°F Refractive Index : 1.55400 - 1.55480 @ 72°F
Properties : Carminative, Digestive, Promotes Harmony and Balance (Green), Expectorant Anise Oil is a wonderful perfumey addition in subtle quantities, especially in Citrus blends or as an foundation to a Vanilla blend. Anise oil has a high concentration of anethole, as much as 90%, and should be avoided if you are pregnant or have estrogen dependent cancers.
Benefits & Uses :
Best used in aromatherapy for Bronchitis, colds and flu - Anise oil opens bronchial pathways so you can breath again. Commonly used in aromatherapy for breathing difficulties - anise oil is a natural asthma remedy.
Pure Anise Oil is also noted as helpful for flatulence, impotence, painful periods, migraines and colic. Anise oil is best used in baths, massage oils, facials and in a diffuser.