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STAR ANISE Star anise essential oil

STAR ANISE Star anise essential oil

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Star anise oil is a highly aromatic oil obtained from the fruit of the star anise plant scientifically known as Illicium verum. This essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from wild natural star anise fruit, mainly found in Vietnam.

Anise essential oil has a sweet licorice-like aroma and is widely used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and can help reduce stress. It is also believed to have beneficial effects on the digestive and respiratory systems, making it a popular ingredient in natural remedies.

 About the Plant

The star anise plant is an evergreen tree native to China and Vietnam. It belongs to the Schisandraceae family and has been used in traditional medicine and cuisine for centuries. It can grow up to 26 feet tall and has dark green leaves with small yellow flowers. The fruit of the star anise plant is distinctive and star-shaped, with eight-pointed segments that contain the seeds.

 In traditional medicine, star anise has been used to treat a variety of ailments, including digestive, respiratory, and menstrual cramps. It is also believed to have antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant properties.

 In Chinese medicine, star anise is used to improve digestion. It is used to reduce nausea and vomiting, relieve cough and cold symptoms.

 Anise is commonly used in traditional medicine and cooking in Asia. The seeds and fruits of the plant are often used in cooking, especially in Chinese cuisine, where they are used to make soups, stews and marinades. It is also the main ingredient in making liqueur absinthe.

 In addition to its medicinal and culinary uses, anise is also used in soaps, perfumes, and other scented products.

 General information: Protect from heat and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

  • Botanical name: Illicum verum
  • Cultivation: wild certified organic
  • Certificate: DE-ÖKO-007
  • Origin: Vietnam
  • Production method: distilled
  • Plant part: fruit
  • Main chemotypes: trans-anethole, limonene, alpha-pinene
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