Aniseed essential oil has a host of healing and cleansing properties which makes it especially tonic on body function. Especially beneficial to the respiratory organs to assist natural recovery from coughs and colds
It supports: Digestive process,Body Balance during pre-menstrual and menopausal phases,Includes antiseptic and decongestant properties
Blends well with: Clary Sage, all Eucalyptus oils and Lavender True.
Throat & Lungs
To support healthy air flow in the throat and lungs, and effective natural recovery from coughs and colds, blend 1 drop Aniseed, 2 drops Peppermint (organic) and 2 drops Lavender Spike in a steam inhalation.
To assist a healthy digestive process apply 2-5 drops Aniseed to a half teaspoon of Olive Oil and massage into the stomach in a clockwise direction. Repeat as required.
Menstruation and Menopause
Add 1-2 drops of Aniseed to your bath or make a warm compress to apply to the stomach, for cramps and discomfort and to encourage natural balance. Can also be combined with Clary Sage, Geranium Rose and Palmarosa.
May be especially useful in response to unspecific stomach discomfort in adults and children, (gripe water being a classic remedy). As above.
Safety Considerations: Avoid use during pregnancy and breast feeding. This oil is not suitable for children under 12 years of age. Avoid contact with eyes: flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
Aniseed has been used for centuries in natural cough and cold remedies. Medicinally, it is perhaps best known as a main ingredient in 'gripe water'. In ancient Rome the seeds were included in a spice cake to aid digestion after a meal.
It is also well known as an ingredient in popular liquors. The oil has a rich and sweet scent, like liquorice, and is used extensively in food and sweets manufacture. It has antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties that support its use for respiratory and digestive care. It has also been shown to have vermicide effect on parasites and is useful for dealing with mould when added to a paste.
Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and under no circumstances should they be taken as recommendations for cures or treatments for diseases or medical conditions. Therapeutic oils are used to support natural body functions and work in harmony with our body's physiology.
Pimpinella anisum, seed, distillation, certified organic, Egypt.
trans-Anethole, Methyl chavicol (Estragole), cis-Anethole