Botanical Name – Illicum verum
Uses – Antiseptic, stimulating. Settles the stomach and eases tired muscles and joints. Useful for balancing sensitive people and for IBS where indecision and acceptance are factors.
Caution – Use in moderation
Aroma – Warm, spicy and sweet liquorice
Extraction – Steam distillation
Part of Plant – The fruits
Country of Origin – Vietnam/China
Chemical constituents – Trans-anethole, limonene, a-pinene
Organic Certificate – This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association’s standards exceed the UK government’s minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.