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Anise seed oil

Anise seed oil
Product Detailed
Anise seed oil CAS Registry Number: 8007-70-3 FEMA: 2094 Colorless or light yellow clear liquid Density: 0.985

Synonyms: Anise seed oil CAS Registry Number: 8007-70-3 FEMA: 2094

Colorless or light yellow clear liquidProperties Density: 0.985 Boiling point: 232 º C Refractive index: 1.552 Flash point: 199 º F

Oil properties

The oil is of medium viscosity and will solidify at low temperatures and it may need to be hand-warmed before use.

Origin

Aniseed originated from the Middle East and is now cultivated in Europe, USA and North Africa. It is an annual herb, about 80 cm (2 feet) high with delicate feathery leaves, tiny white flowers and grayish-brown seeds.

Aniseed oil was revered by ancient civilizations, especially by the Romans, Egyptians and Greeks. The Romans used it in a spicy cake know as 'mustaceus', the Egyptians used it in bread, while the Greeks used it for its calming influence on the digestive tract.

Aniseed is used in liqueurs and cordials, toothpastes and mouthwashes. In India it is used  as a breath sweetener and in Turkey, a popular alcoholic drink called 'raki ' is made from the seeds.

Extraction

The oil is extracted by steam distillation from the dried ripe fruit and seeds.

Chemical composition

The essential oil includes the following chemical compounds; a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, linalool, cis-anethole, trans-anethole, safrole, anisaldehyde and acetoanisole.

Precautions

Aniseed oil is a very potent and the anethole contained in it can cause dermatitis in some individuals. It is best avoided in problem skin conditions. In large doses it can also slow down the circulation and can cause cerebral congestion.

It must be avoided during pregnancy.

Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of aniseed oil are antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, galactagogue, stomachic, insecticide, laxative and parasiticide.

Uses

Aniseed oil can be useful in the treatment of muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, bronchitis, whooping cough, colic, cramp, flatulence, indigestion, catarrh and hangovers. 

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Anise seed oil



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