Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Anise

Anise oil comes from the Pimpinella anisum plant. It has a sweet licorice scent and is a top note oil.

Anise plant
Anise plant
Anise (Pimpinella anisum)

Properties Edit

Pimpinella anisum essential oil.

Digestive Edit

Alleviates flatulence.[1]

Pain Edit

Eases rheumatism and muscle pain.

Respiratory Edit

Relieves bronchitis, coughs and the symptoms of a cold.

Caution Edit

  • Don't use anise oil if you have cancer.
  • May irritate sensitive skin.

References Edit

  1. "About Herbology - Herbal Extracts". Retrieved 11 August 2021.