Product Details

Aniseed Essential Oil has a sweet, clean aroma, and is often described as "licorice" like.

Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum  
Origin: India
Family: Apiacea
Aroma: Warm, sweet, licorice-like
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Source: Seeds
Blends Well With: Cardamom, Caraway Seed, Cedarwood, Coriander, Fennel Sweet, Galbanum, and Mandarin


Aniseed is added to perfumes for a rich, sweet fragrance and used in mouth washes and deodorants. Its flavor has been compared to that of licorice and fennel.  Aniseed essential oil is considered to be energizing and toning.  In ancient times, it was used in cooking to prevent indigestion after a large meal.



Slight dermal toxicity - dilute to 2% or less. Avoid during pregnancy and do not use with children under age 5. Recommended for practitioners only; not for general use.


Aniseed (Anise Seed) Essential Oil

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