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.
a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, linalool, cis-anethole, trans-anethole,safrole, anisaldehyde, acetoanisole
May inhibit blood clotting, avoid in pregnancy, breastfeeding, estrogen dependent cancers, and endometriosis. Avoid using oxidized oils.
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2nd Edition – Salvatore Battaglia
Essential Oil Safety , 2nd Edition – Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young
Aromatherapy – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy – Valerie Wormwood
Aromatherapeutic Blending – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Fragrant Mind – Valerie Wormwood