Aniseed essential oil has a pungent, spicy-sweet aroma. It is a warming and drying oil that may be helpful as a tonic for digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory and reproductive systems. It has been used in the treatment of dry irritable coughs, bronchitis and whooping cough. Aniseed’s heart-warming aroma has a comforting effect on the mind which can clear the head, relax nervous tension and may help with insomnia.
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Method of extraction: Steam distillation
Part of plant used: Seeds
Country of Origin: Germany
Description: Colourless – Pale yellow with a pungent, warm, spicy-sweet characteristic scent.
Actions: Antispasmodic, Antiseptic, Analgesic, Anti-emetic, Cardiac tonic, Aphrodisiac Stomachic, Diuretic, Carminative, Expectorant, Stimulant, Cholagogue, Galactagogue, Emmenogague Laxative, Parasiticide, Parturient.
Special use: Warming and Drying, Tonic for digestive, Cardiovascular, Respiratory & Reproductive Systems.
Blends Well With: Other calming oils- Cardamom, Caraway, Coriander, Dill, Fennel. Clary Sage, Rose, Lavender, Orange, Pine.
Safety Data: Avoid in allergic & inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid in pregnancy. Do not use in high doses it is narcotic slows circulation. Do not use with babies or young children. Avoid with Endometriosis and Estrogen dependent cancers. Avoid with liver damage.
Aromatherapy / Home Use
Circulatory, Muscle & Skeletal system: Palpitations, Heart disease, Muscular Aches & Pains, Rheumatism.
Digestive: Flatulence, Cramp, Colic, Indigestion.
Respiratory: Dry irritable Coughs, Whooping cough, Bronchitis, Catarrh,
Genito-urinary System: Menstrual cramps, Speeds Delivery/Birth, Aphrodisiac, promotes Breast milk.
General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations
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