Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Anise

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Anise plant
Anise plant
Anise (Pimpinella anisum)

Anise oil comes from the Pimpinella anisum plant. It has a sweet licorice scent and is a top note oil.

Properties[edit | edit source]

Pimpinella anisum essential oil.

Digestive[edit | edit source]

Alleviates flatulence.[1]

Pain[edit | edit source]

Eases rheumatism and muscle pain.

Respiratory[edit | edit source]

Relieves bronchitis, coughs and the symptoms of a cold.

Caution[edit | edit source]

  • Don't use anise oil if you have cancer.
  • May irritate sensitive skin.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "About Herbology - Herbal Extracts". Retrieved 11 August 2021.