Aniseed Oil (Anise Oil)
Botanical Name: Pimpinella Anisum
Country Of Origin: India
Cultivation: Organically/Traditionally Cultivated
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Parts Extracted From: Seeds
Shelf Life: 4-5 years
Colour & Appearance: Colorless
Safety & Warnings: Contraindicated during pregnancy, breastfeeding, endometriosis, any estrogen-related cancers, and children under five years of age. Oral doses are not recommended for people taking diabetes medication, diuretic medication, renal insufficiency, and edematous disorders. Also, may interfere with anticoagulant medications or bleeding disorders. When oxidized, it may be skin sensitizing.
Advantages & Applications: In manufacturing, anise is often used as a fragrance in soap, creams, perfumes, and sachets.
Anise is also used to increase lactation, induce menstruation, facilitate birth, increase libido, and treat symptoms of “male menopause.
In foods, anise is used as a flavoring agent, and has a sweet, aromatic taste.
It is commonly used in alcohols and liqueurs, such as anisette and ouzo.
It is also used in dairy products, gelatins, meats, candies, breath freshener