Latin Name: Illicium verum
Plant Family: Illicaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the fruit
Anise Star essential oil is a pale yellow liquid with a warm, spicy, extremely sweet, liquorice-like aroma. Turns Yellow Brown with age, and has a rich herbaceous earthy body note. The fruit is distilled in its fresh green state, the oil having a similar though stronger aroma to Aniseed.
Anise Star, Natural Pure Essential Oil - Available in 10ml, 25ml, 50ml & 100ml.
Herbal & Folk Tradition
Anise Star has been used for over 1300 years in Chinese medicine for its stimulating effect on the digestive system and for respiratory disorders. It is a widely known domestic spice.
In aromatherapy, it is often used for muscular aches and pains, coughs and colds.
Star Anise essential oil is a middle note and blends well with, rose, lavender, orange, pine and other spice oils.
Non-toxic, non-irritant, NOT to be used during pregnancy or by diabetics.
Anise Star Essential Oil Safety Data