Star Anise Organic Essential Oil

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Star Anise Organic Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Illicium verum
Plant Part: Seeds & flowering tops
Extraction Steam Distillation
Origin: China

Description: Tree grows up to 12 metres high. Produces fruit which consists of 5-13 seed bearing follicles attached to the centre of the axis's.

Colour: Pale yellow liquid.

Common Uses: Antiseptic, carminative, expectorant, insect repellent, stimulant.

Consistency: Thin

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends Well With: Fennel, cardamom, clove, orange, mandarin, bergamot, rose.

Aromatic Scent: Sweet, spicy, liquorice-like scent

History: Used in Chinese medicine for over 1300 years for its stimulation effect on the digestive system and for respiratory disorders. Used additionally in the East as a remedy for colic and rheumatism, and often chewed on after meals to sweaten the breath.

Cautions: Avoid use on sensitive skin and during pregnancy. Use in moderation.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.


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