Aniseed Essential Oil

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Aniseed oil, which smells very much like liquorice, was used by Ancient Chinese physicians as a digestive aid and also has been used extensively for in aromatherapy for symptomatic relief of respiratory concerns. Apart from its therapeutic properties, aniseed oil has long been used as a flavouring agent for candy, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, and spice blends.

Name of Oil:  Aniseed

Latin Binomial:  Pimpinella anisum

Extraction Method:  Steam

Countries of Origin:  China, Greece, Egypt, Spain

Scent Profile:  Rich, sweet, reminiscent of liquorice

Parts used in distillation:  Seed

Oil Characteristics:  Clear, thin, medium aroma

Cultivation:  Conventional Farming
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History

Ancient Egyptians grew the herb for both medicinal purposes and as a culinary spice. Edward IV was purported to use the oil for scenting his linens and clothing.

Chemical Constituents

a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, linalool, cis-anethole, trans-anethole,safrole, anisaldehyde, acetoanisole

Safety & References

Safety:

May inhibit blood clotting, avoid in pregnancy, breastfeeding, estrogen dependent cancers, and endometriosis. Avoid using oxidized oils.

Books Cited:

The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2nd Edition ‚Äď Salvatore Battaglia

Essential Oil Safety , 2nd Edition ‚Äď Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young

The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy ‚Äď Valerie Wormwood

Aromatherapeutic Blending ‚Äď Jennifer Peace Rhind

The Fragrant Mind ‚Äď Valerie Wormwood

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