Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless to pale yellow and spicy, sweet licorice-like scent odor|
|:||Soluble in Alcohols & Essential Oils and insoluble in water|
|:||0.978 - 0.994 @ 20ºC|
|:||-1º - +1º|
|:||1.552 - 1.561 @ 20ºC|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Aniseed essential 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. Its unique properties make it blend well all essential oils.
CONSTITUENTS:a-pinene, b-pinene, camphene, linalool, trans-anethole, cis-anethole, safrole, acetoanisole and anisaldehyde.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Aniseed has a spicy, sweet licorice-like scent
BLENDS WITH:Cardamom, cedarwood, caraway, coriander, fennel, dill, mandarin, rosewood and petitgrain.
COMMON NAMES:Karanja Seed Oil, Karanj Oil.
USES:Aniseed oil is useful in the treatment of muscular aches & pains, bronchitis, rheumatism, whooping cough, cramps, colic, flatulence, catarrh, indigestion and hangovers. Being a warm, spicy essential oil, it is also used in aromatherapy for easing the discomfort of introverted & fearful people, while also aiding digestion, boosting lungs & easing migraines and headaches.