Ainiseed Oil

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100% pure therapeutic grade

Botanical name: Pimpinella anisum linne

Plant part: seeds

Extraction method: steam distillation

Country of origin: India



Description: An annual herb, less than a metre high, with delicate leaves and white flowers.

Colour: pale yellow

Common uses: antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant. Is said to control the lice and itch mite.

Note: top

Strength of aroma: medium

Blends well with: amyris, bay, cardamom, caraway, cedarwood, coriander, dill, fennel, galbanum, mandarin, petitgrain, rosewood.

Aromatic scent: spicy-sweet characteristic scent

History: Revered by ancient civilizations, particularly in the Middle East. Used in bread-making by ancient Egyptians, due to its carminative property. Romans hailed it as an aphrodisiac and also used the seeds for a spicy cake mixture called ‘mustaceus’. In India, the seeds are chewed to sweeten the breath and it has been used as an ingredient in toothpastes and mouthwashes.

Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

10ml bottle with slow dripulator lid

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