Star Anise Essential Oil 15mL
A traditional food spice, the attractive star anise has long been used in Asian cooking and is one of the Chinese Five Spices. It has also been prized in Europe since the 1500s as a popular ingredient in apertifs and liqueurs. Star anise shares a similar scent and therapeutic values to Aniseed, although the two plants are not related. Use star anise in massage blends to relieve body aches or in an aphrodisiac blend. It is a tonic for the gut in myriad ways and can be diffused to ease congestion and assist breathing. A useful insecticide. Star anise has a sharper scent that the intensely sweet Aniseed. Fennel’s scent falls in the middle of the two.