Aniseed Essential OilPANI
(Anise Seed Essential Oil)
Pimpinella anisum (Spain)
Aniseed Essential Oil History:
Anise Seed originated in the Middle East. It’s long history of therapeutic and spiritual use dates as far back as 3,400 BC. The proof is in the fact that the seed is mentioned in Ebar’s Papyrus which is one of the oldest medical scripts known to mankind. It was used to treat epilepsy, coughs and for its carminative effects. Also used to attract homing pigeons!
Aniseed Oil Safety
Aniseed Essential Oil
Seeds - Steam Distilled
Aniseed Essential Oil Aromatherapeutic Uses:
Bronchitis, colds, coughs, flatulence, flu, muscle aches, rheumatism. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 60-66.]
Similar properties to Star Anise. Also known as Anise Seed Essential Oil. Thought to enhance ones "chi" therefore aiding in fatigue and overwork and strengthening the constitution.
Analysis by Major Constituents of Aniseed Essential Oil:
linalool 0.76%, alpha-terpineol 0.20%, estragole 2.57%, cis-anethole 0.32%, trans anethole 88.13%, p-anisaldehyde 0.44%, foeniculin 1.22%
Tisserand and Young recommend a dermal maximum of 2.4%. They indicate that it may inhibit blood clotting and that it is contraindicated in pregnancy/breastfeeding, endometriosis and estrogen-dependent cancers. Avoid use with children under 5.
Some essential oils may cause photosensitivity to the skin-Use diluted in Jojoba or other complete carrier oil.
Do not ingest essential oils.
Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Ahimsa Oils offer no advice or recommendations only general information. No therapeutic claims are made within.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the TGA. David Bosley however worked for a long period however in consultation with the TGA to ensure correct labelling with reference to the Ahimsa Oil product range.