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Anise, Star (organic)

Anise, Star (organic)

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Illicum verum
  • Cultivation: wild certified organic
  • Certification: DE-ÖKO-007
  • Origin: Vietnam
  • Manufacturing Method: distilled
  • Part of Plant: Fruits
  • Main Chemotypes: trans-Anethole, Limonene, alpha-Pinene
  • INCI: Star Anise Fruit Oil
  • Article No. 1091-10
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Product Description: Star Anise Essential Oil

Star Anise essential oil, also known as Star Anise oil, is a highly aromatic oil that is derived from the fruits of the Star Anise plant, scientifically known as Illicium verum. This essential oil is extracted through steam distillation from wild-crafted organic Star Anise fruits primarily found in Vietnam.
 Star Anise essential oil has a sweet, licorice-like aroma and is widely used in aromatherapy practices to promote relaxation and relieve stress. It is also believed to have digestive and respiratory benefits, making it a popular ingredient in natural medicinal products.
 

About the Plant

The Star Anise plant is an evergreen tree that is native to China and Vietnam. It belongs to the Schisandraceae family and has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and cuisine. It can grow up to 26 feet tall and has dark green leaves with small yellow flowers. The fruits of the Star Anise plant are distinctive and star-shaped, with eight-pointed sections that contain the seeds.
 
In traditional medicine, star anise has been used to treat a variety of ailments, including digestive issues, respiratory problems, and menstrual cramps. It is also believed to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.
 
In Chinese medicine, star anise is used to promote digestion. Alleviate nausea and vomiting, and relieve coughs and colds. It is also believed to have a warming effect on the body and is used to treat cold and damp conditions.
 
The Star Anise is commonly used in traditional medicine and culinary practices in Asia. The seeds and fruits of the plant are often used in cooking, particularly in Chinese cuisine, where it is used in soups, stews, and marinades. It is also a key ingredient in the production of the liqueur absinthe.
 
In addition to its medicinal and culinary uses, star anise is also used in the production of soaps, perfumes, and other fragranced products.
 
General Information: Keep away from heat and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.