Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in France
Composition: 100% organic Anise essential oil
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Anise seeds
Active Constituents: (E)-Anthole, Γ-Himachalene, Anisaldehyde, Methylchavicol, +-Limonene
Color: Clear to yellow
About: Anise essential oil has a warm, sweet scent that often calls to mind the smell of licorice candy. Traditionally used to support oral health and the digestive system, Anise can be found in many toothpastes and mouthwashes. In the global market it is primarily used as flavoring in food or alcohol. Anise essential oil should always be diluted and used with caution; see below for more details.
Common Uses: Anise has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 2,000 years to promote good breath, healthy teeth and healthy gums. It has also been used in digestive teas to improve appetite and stimulate digestion. Today, Anise water is used in India as a men’s cologne. The ancient Romans would eat aniseed cake at the end of meals for improved digestion.
Blending Recommendations: Lemon, Sweet Orange, Lime Distilled, Bergamot, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Lavender, Clary Sage, Marjoram, Basil, Sandalwood.
Safety Information: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have or have had endometriosis or estrogen-dependent cancers.
Do not use with children under 10 years old.
Use orally with caution if you are taking diabetes medication, anticoagulant medication or diuretic medication, or if you have had renal insufficiency, edematous disorders, major surgery, peptic ulcers, hemophilia, or other bleeding disorders.
Maximum adult dose: 70mg
Maximum dermal dilution: 2.4%
Anise Seed essential oil contains 8 primary constituents and is mostly composed of phenylpropanoids, mainly anthole.
Shelf Life: 4 years in proper conditions before quality declines.
Storage: Store with the cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.
Add a drop of anise oil to ¾ teaspoon carrier oil and massage onto the belly for digestive aide or bloating.
Mix 1-2 drops of Anise essential oil into a sugar cube or honey place in 1 cup warm water. This creates a digestive tea which may be soothing for sore throats. Slowly sip the tea just a little at a time. Do not use Anise oil with children.
Make a mouthwash with 1 drop of Anise, Tea Tree and Frankincense in 1-2 ounces of water, start by swishing ¼ of this mixture as it may be overpowering, add more as needed. Swish the water for 20 seconds to 2 minutes and expel the liquid. This may improve the breath, care for the teeth and gums, gently removes bacteria.
For menstrual cramp reduction add 2 drops Anise, 2 drops Marjoram, 2 drops Clary Sage to ½ ounce carrier oil making approximately a 2.5% dilution. Apply a small amount topically to the affected area, low back or belly.