Pale yellow with Mobile liquid Sweet licorice odor
Soluble in alcohol & oil, insoluble in water
0.9864 @ 25ºC
(+30) + (-30) @ 25ºC
1.5539 @ 25ºC
Aniseed essential oil is extracted from the seeds of herb Pimpinella anisum (also known as P. officinale & vulgare), of Umbelliferae family. It has pungent liquorice-like smell and is also known by the name of anise & sweet cumin. Its unique properties make it blend well with all essential oils.
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.