Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Color/Consistency: Aniseed oil is a transparent-yellow with thin consistency.
Product Description: The anise is an herbaceous plant growing to a height of 3 ft or more. The flowers are white, approximately 3 mm in diameter and produced in dense umbels. The Aniseed oil comprises compounds like linalool, camphene, b-pinene, a-pinene, cis-anethole, anisaldehyde, trans-anethole, safrole and acetoanisole, and can be used to treat a wide array of health issues.
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.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming and stirring in hot water may be required.