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Aniseed Essential Oil
Aniseed Essential Oil
Botanical Name:Illicium verum
Geographic Origin: China
Method of Farming: Wild
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant: Seeds & Dried flowering tops
size price payment method
1kg (equiv. 37.19 fl oz)
$Call 630-653-3082 for pricing
10ml (1/3 fl oz)
$6.83
100ml (3.38 fl oz)
$29.08
Aniseed Essential Oil

The scent of Aniseed China Star essential oil can be described as being warm, spicy, very sweet, and liquorice-like. Aniseed Oil is a clear to very pale-yellow colored oil. It is steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried whole fruits of an evergreen tree

Why Auroma 100% pure and natural, therapeutic grade Aniseed essential oil from The Aromatherapy Place: Unscruplous producers often adulterate their essential oils. Auroma maintains strict guidelines to ensure that all plants used for essential oil distillation are grown wild, in unpolluted areas, or are organically grown, and further ensures that the length of time between harvesting and the distillation process is kept to an absolute minimum.

Please note: Some essential oils, such as Aniseed, Cedarwood and Peppermint Arvensis will solidify in the cold. This is normal, they will melt and dissolve if gently warmed. At The Aromatherapy Place we immerse the whole sealed container in warm water.




Aromatherapy uses for Aniseed Essential Oil

Visit our General Aromatherapy Uses page.

Specific Uses: Used in Folk Medicine by the Chinese and Egyptians in days gone by.

Safety information for Aniseed Essential Oil

Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.

Specific Safety Information: Information regarding the safe use of Aniseed essential oil is conflicting. Some sources suggest it is toxic. Battaglia states that "it is diffiult to believe that Aniseed essential oil is so toxic, knowing that herbalists are recommending its use internally and the only contra-indications identified are the occasional allergic reactions of the skin." Do not to use orally during pregnancy and breast feeding. See The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatorre Battaglia, Second edition published by The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy in 2003 page 164



Aromatherapy Recipes containing Aniseed Essential Oil

Holiday Candy Oil Burner Blend

Delicious scents float through the air as you dream of holiday treats from The Aromatherapy Place.

  Ingredient Amount Unit
  Peppermint Essential Oil Mitcham 6 drops
  Grapefruit Essential Oil Pink 6 drops
  Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil 3 drops
  Aniseed Essential Oil 2 drops

Fill your oil burner bowl with water and add 15-20 drops of oil.

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