STAR ANISE ESSENTIAL OIL
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Botanical Name: Illicium Verum
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Powerful and licorice-like scent.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Common Uses: The potent chemical constituents of Star Anise include trans-anethole and safrole, and can cause dermatitis in sensitive individuals. The seeds have traditionally been used in the East in small quantities, as a spice and remedy but also as a carminative, stomachic, stimulant and diuretic for combating colic, indigestion, and rheumatism.
Cautions: Star Anise is generally non-toxic and non-irritating (unlike Illicium anisatum the Japanese variety that is long considered toxic). For external use only.