Aniseed oil is extracted from seeds of herb Pimpinella anisum (also known as P. officinale & vulgare), of Umbelliferae family. It has pungent liquorice-like smell & is also known by the name of as anise and sweet cumin. Aniseed essential oil’s unique properties make it blend well all essential oils.
a-pinene, b-pinene, camphene, linalool, trans-anethole, cis-anethole, safrole, acetoanisole and anisaldehyde.
Aniseed oil is useful in the treatment of muscular aches & pains, bronchitis, rheumatism, whooping cough, cramps, colic, flatulence, catarrh, indigestion and hangovers.