Star Anise has a strong, spicy, licorice-like aroma. It is used in aromatherapy to help balance hormones during menopause and to cool hot flashes, as well as help relieve coughing, colic, cramping, hiccups, and indigestion. Commonly used throughout the flavoring industry for cough syrups, cough drops, and liqueurs.
Blends well with: Bay Leaf, Black Pepper, Ginger, Lavender, Oakmoss, Parsley Herb, Pine, and Sweet Orange.
Latin: Illicium verum
Aroma: Spicy, licorice-like
Note Classification: Top
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Seeds
10 ml dropper bottle
Cautions: Should be used thoroughly diluted when applied topically.
Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
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