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Umuthi Botanicals

Umuthi Aniseed Essential Oil (Pimpinella anisum)

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Sizes: 10ml, 30ml, 100ml.

Umuthi Botanicals Aniseed Essential Oil (Pimpinella anisum), when used in vapour therapy helps all respiratory ailments, including asthma, plus aiding digestion and relieves nausea. It can be used in aromatherapy massage as a general tonic, and for aches.

  • USES & BENEFITS

    • Aniseed is also known as Anise, but is not in any way related to Star Anise. Aniseed is produced from the seed, actually a fruit, of a perennial plant of the Carrot family.
    • The seeds have been used in breads and cakes as well as liqueurs for centuries. It has a very beneficial effect on the digestive tract.
    • The oil is used in various proprietary brands of toothpaste and mouthwash.
    • Aniseed oil is antiseptic, antispasmodic, carmitive, a stimulant and an expectorant.
    • In vapour therapy it helps all respiratory ailments, including asthma, plus aiding digestion and relieves nausea.
    • A few drops on a handkerchief held to the nose will alleviate the symptoms of migraine and vertigo.
    • Used in aromatherapy massage as a general tonic, and for aches, it is also calming.
    • Added to a carrier oil and massaged on the stomach area will help relieve cramps, diarrhea and excess gas.
    • Aniseed oil can be used as an insecticide, but be aware that it is quite toxic for small animals and insects.

    Part used: seed
    Method: Steam distilation
    Colour: Clear
    Consistency: Thin
    Perfumery note: Top
    Aroma: Sweet, spicy, liquorice-like, similar to Fennel,
    Chemical composition:
    Trans-anethole, a-pinene, b-pinene, estragole, linalool, anisaldehyde, acetoanisole.

    WARNINGS

    • Do not use if pregnant, if allergic to celery or carrots
    • Aniseed oil can cause dermatitis and slow down the circulation if too much is used. Always dilute in a carrier oil for topical application
    • Not suitable for people with estrogen dependent cancer
    • Do not use for children under 5 years old, and always use in moderation

    Please note: product images are for illustrative purposes and may differ slightly from the actual product.

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