Aniseed oil, which smells very much like licorice, was used by Ancient Chinese physicians as a digestive aid and also has been used extensively for respiratory concerns. Apart from its therapeutic properties, aniseed oil has long been used as a flavoring agent for candy, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, and spice blends.
Name of Oil:Aniseed
Latin Binomial:Pimpinella anisum
Countries of Origin:China, Greece, Egypt, Spain
Scent Profile:rich, sweet, reminiscent of licorice
Parts used in distillation:Seed
Oil Characteristics:Clear, thin, medium aroma
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