Which Anise should I choose?
Anise Myrtle has a licorice aroma very similar to Anise, though a little fresher and more pleasant. Anise and Anise Myrtle are very similar in fragrance, components, and therapeutic properties. Many people consider Anise Myrtle to be superior to any of the other more traditional types of Anise essential oil, though it is also more expensive.
Anise Essential Oil
|Available In:||Essential Oil, Tincture, Dry Herb Pack|
|Included in Kit:||Singles Collection|
|Botanical Name:||Pimpinella anisum|
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Extraction Method:||steam distilled|
|Part Utilized:||seed (fruit)|
|Aroma:||Anise has a very sweet, licorice-like aroma. Nice diffused if you like the smell of black licorice.|
|Cautions:||Because anise is estrogenic, it should be avoided during pregnancy. Anise is also phototoxic; avoid direct sunlight on the skin to which this oil has been recently applied.|