Anise Star Pure Essential Oil

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Anise Star (Illicium verum) Pure Essential Oil Aromatherapy - Aromatherapy - Therapeutic Quality

Description: Spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma. Used by fishermen to mask human scent in order to fish trout. A wonderful perfumery addition in subtle quantities, especially in citrus blends, or as an underpinning to a vanilla blend. Well known for its effect on the digestive system. Very sweet, and similar to anethole, with slight musky notes.

Anise oil is commonly used for bronchitis, colds and flu, breathing difficulties, asthma, and congestion. Can be used in facial steams and diffusers, as it is an expectorant. In massage, it can also be used to help relieve pain from rheumatism, as well as aid muscle aches.

Blends well with cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, fennel, lavender, lime, neroli, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, rose, tea tree.

Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.

Extracted through steam distillation of seeds. Originates from China.

Safety Information:

  • Use with caution if a history of cancer
  • If you have sensitive skin, you dilute the oil with a touch more carrier oil before applying.
  • Anise can slow down the reflexes. You should avoid anything that requires full attention.
  • Potentially carcinogenic, based on estragole and safrole content. May cause reproductive hormone modulation and may inhibit blood clotting.
  • Do not use if pregnant, breastfeeding, have endometriosis, have an estrogen-dependent cancer(s).
  • Do not use on children under the age of five
  • For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.

Biosource Naturals is founded by a naturopath, aromatherapist, EFT practitioner, Reiki Master. Therapeutic Quality. We supply pure essential oils verified by GC and/or other QC testing.


  • Density: 0.980 – 0.990
  • Refractive Index: 1.552 – 1.561
  • CAS No 84650-59-9
  • Main Constituents (E) - Anethole 71% - 92%, Foeniculin, Estragole


"This company has hard-to-find essential oils. I'll be back." - L. Michalopoulos

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