Warm, spicy-sweet with licorice tones.
Uplifting and Soothing
Eases Sore Muscles
Improves Respiratory Complaints
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops of anise oil to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of anise essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed to enjoy the benefits of anise oil.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops of oil of anise in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
Blends well with
Cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, fennel, lavender, lime, neroli, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, rose, tea tree.
Massage Blend for Digestive Disorders:
Blend 2 drops of Star Anise essential oil, 2 drops of Neroli, 2 drops of Spearmint and 1 drop of Cinnamon with 14ml of carrier oil. Massage into the abdomen in a clockwise direction using soothing effleurage movements.
Aromatherapy Massage Blend for Muscular Aches, Pains & Rheumatism:
Blend 4 drops of Star Anise essential oil, 2 drops of Coriander Seed essential oil and 6ml of carrier oil. Massage into the affected area using a combination of effleurage and petrissage movements.
Diffuser Blend for Respiratory Complaints:
Diffuse up to 5 drops of Star Anise essential oil and five drops of Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica).
Inhalation Blend for Respiratory Complaints:
Boil 2 pints of water and pour into a bowl. Add 5 drops of Star Anise oil and 5 drops of Pine oil. Agitate the water to mix, lean over the bowl and put a towel over the head. Close the eyes and inhale the vapour for a few minutes at a time, for up to ten minutes, or as long as is comfortable. Repeat several times a day.