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Aniseed, China Star Essential Oil
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Aniseed, China Star Essential Oil

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Illicium verum
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100% Pure, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil 
Common name Aniseed China Star Oil
Botanical name   Illicium verum
Description   Light yellow oil with a strong licorice aroma
Main GC components Anethole, phellandrene, safrole, terpineol
Plant parts used Dried fruit and seeds
Extraction method    Steam distillation
Region of origin Central Asia

Aniseed China Star oil is traditionally recommended for digestive and respiratory disorders such as indigestion and coughs/colds.

As an inhalation, it may be useful for asthma, coughs, colds and all breathing problems, as well as quelling nausea.  In Aromatherapy it is known to have an uplifting and comforting effect on the mind.



Cardamom, Caraway, Cedarwood, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Mandarin, Petitgrain
Appearance Light yellow oil
Odour Description Strong liquorice-like aroma.
Main Constituents Trans-anethole, methyl chavicol, linalool
Specific Gravity Min 0.973 Max 0.994
Refractive Index Min 1.550 Max 1.560

Typical GC Analysis


- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted (not recommended for skin care preparations)
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Not recommended for children under 12 years of age
- Perform a patch test prior to use


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