Anise Star Essential Oil - 6 Pack

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Botanical Name: Ilicium Verum

Country of Origin: China

Cultivation Method: Standard Cultivation

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Star

Consistency: Light

Aromatic Description: Powerful and liquorice-like, more pungent and stronger than anise.

Perfumery Note: Top

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) The essential oil resides in the pericarp, not in the seed. Spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma like anise seed, but slightly stronger. Fishermen use it to mask human scent while fishing. Well known for its effect on the digestive system. May have a good effect on asthma and breathing difficulties. Anise has estrogen-like properties, is an emmenagogue, aids childbirth, increases milk secretion, and is antispasmodic for nerves and muscles. Anise is indicated for lack of menstruation, menopause, colitis, and poor breathing due to nerves. In the East it is used to combat colic and rheumatism.

Blends well with: Blends well with Fennel Sweet, Petitgrain and Rosewood (Indian) 

History: Star Anise is so named from the stellate form of its fruit. The Japanese plant the tree in their temples and on tombs; and use the pounded bark as incense. The homoeopaths prepare a tincture from the seeds.

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General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.