Anise Star Essential Oil

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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. 

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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