Botanical Name: Illicum Verum Hook
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Illicium verum Hook is a tree native to China and Vietnam, and it is also known as Star Anise. The tree produces small yellow flowers that develop into star-shaped fruits containing seeds that are commonly used as a spice. The Illicium verum Hook seeds are known for their strong licorice-like flavor, and they are used in various culinary dishes and to flavor teas and liqueurs. The essential oil from the seeds is also used for its aromatherapy properties. However, it is important to note that high concentrations of this essential oil can be toxic and should be used with caution.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
Caution: All of our products are for external use only.
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally, unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor, who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use, in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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