Aniseed Essential Oil has the delicious aroma of black liquorice. It’s great for enhancing an otherwise uninteresting blend. Its properties can aid bronchitis, colds and the flu. Like all oils, it should be used with caution and Aniseed essential oil should be avoided by those suffering oestrogen-dependent cancers and by people with an existing skin condition. Aniseed essential oil was revered by several ancient civilizations including the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.
The volatile oil is derived from the dried ripe fruit and seeds of Pimpinella Anisum. It has a sweet and clean aroma with a distinctive scent of licorice.
Antiseptic, expectorant, antispasmodic, diuretic, carminative, stimulant, stomachic, galactagogue, parasiticide, insecticide, and laxative.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.