Botanical Name: Illicium verum
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Color/Consistency: Anise Star oil is transparent-yellow with thin consistency.
Product Description: Star anise contains anethole, the ingredient that gives the anise its flavor. The tree is medium-sized and evergreen and is native to northeast Vietnam and southwest China.
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.