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Name: Anise Star

Botanical Name: Illicium verum

Main Constituents: Anethole: > 87.0%

Origin: China

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: Seeds

Description & Colour: Colourless to pale yellow liquid

Aromatic Summary: Anise Star has a powerful and licorice-like scent, giving a strong top note

Flashpoint: 96°C

Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container

Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid in large quantities, may be toxic.

Usage: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, cardiac, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, mild diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, stimulant (circulatory, digestive, respiratory), stomachic, and tonic. Anise Star is typically used in incense, soaps, cosmetics, and aromatics. NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required to be brought back to a liquid state. The oil can also be warmed with alcohol and/or oils as it is insoluble in water.

Blends well with: Lavender, Pine, Orange, Rosewood, Clove, and Cinnamon

The Anise Star seeds come from an Evergreen tree of the magnolia family. The seeds are harvested before ripening and then sun-dried to a tough-skinned seed pod before the oil is extracted.

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always, we recommend testing all products.