Properties & Uses:
Congestion *Coughs *Digestion *Pets *Valentines Day *
Anise seed essential oil is clear in color and has a sweet fragrant licorice aroma that can be exhilarating. Just a couple of drops will often elevate other blends. It is distilled from the ripe seed of the herb plant.
The Anise seed essential oil has powerful properties and in addition to being antiseptic, it is often used in blends to break up congestion, ease coughing, and as an aid to the digestive system.
It blends very well with black pepper, ginger, lavender, orange, pine, and rose. Use it in external applications for massage blends, aroma lamps and diffusers. Use its warming and analgesic actions in a massage blend to help ease pain, or experience its euphoric properties in an inspiring aphrodisiac blend for intimacy.
Side Effects: of Anise
The essential oil is for topical use only and is narcotic in large doses. It should not be used in very young children. Also, avoid when pregnant since Anise seed contains a plant hormone similar to human estrogen.
Medicinal Herbal :Anise
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Sweet and very aromatic, anise can be used in baking and cooking,as well in herbal tea blends for colds and congestion.