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Anise Essential Oil

Rated 4.4 out of 5
Based on 40 reviews

Revitalize your senses with the rich, spicy, and licorice-like scent of Anise Oil. This essential oil is known for its comforting and soothing properties.

Anise Oil is also great for aromatherapy, helping to ease stress and anxiety, and soothe sore muscles. Diffuse it to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere in your home, or add it to massage oil for a warm and luxurious experience.

This essential oil should not be confused with Star Anise, Illicium verum, though it offers a similar aromatic profile and has many shared therapeutic effects. For that reason, those used to Star Anise oil should be well-served by this Anise Essential Oil. 


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Certified 100% Pure Essential Oil
Why Purity Matters Essential Oils are sourced from all over the world, and not every source is created equal. Some producers add dilutants, fillers, other oils, or even chemicals to their oils before they ship them out. That is why 3rd-party testing is so important. If you don't see test results, it is possible the oil you are purchasing is not what you think it is.

Though all Wholesale Botanics oils are safe to use as directed, this 100% pure oil is the most natural version of Essential Oil possible, free of any additional substances. Scroll down to see its unique downloadable third-party lab test to verify its purity. Essential Oils are sourced from all over the world, and not every source is created equal. Some producers add dilutants, fillers, other oils, or even chemicals to their oils before they ship them out. That is why 3rd-party testing is so important. If you don't see test results, it is possible the oil you are purchasing is not what you think it is.

Though all Wholesale Botanics oils are safe to use as directed, this 100% pure oil is the most natural version of Essential Oil possible, free of any additional substances. Scroll down to see its unique downloadable third-party lab test to verify its purity.
Numerous fragrance options for home or office

Transform your home or office into a peaceful or energizing environment, tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Whether you desire a calming atmosphere for relaxation or a revitalizing environment for increased productivity, our essential oils offer a natural solution. With a wide range of scents to choose from, including uplifting and grounding oils, you can effortlessly infuse your surroundings with the power of aromatherapy.

Wholesale Botanics essential oils are carefully distilled and evaluated to ensure aromatic and therapeutic potency.
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Oil Report

Access the GC-MS report and certificate of analysis to see the composition and purity of our Anise Oil.

Geographical & Botanical Breakdown of Anise Oil

View and download the Certificate of Analysis and GC-MS (Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry) batch report for our 100% Pure Anise Oil.

Botanical Name
Illicium verum
Type
Essential Oil
Grade
Pure
CAS Number
8007-70-3
Also Known As
  • Aniseed Oil
Grown In
  • India
Purity Result
PASSED
This essential oil is comprised only of natural plant material and contains no synthetics, fillers, or other harmful materials.
Ingredients
100% Anise Oil

Oil Profile

Anise Oil is beloved for its unique spicy aroma that enhances any aromatherapy blend.
Extraction Method
Steam Distillation
Parts Used
Seed
Appearance
Light yellow liquid
Aroma
Sharp, Spice, licorice
Key Components
Anethole, limonene, estagole
Blends Well With
Cinnamon, sandalwood, and myrrh essential oils
Mixes Well With
Jojoba, argan, or coconut carrier oils

Key Components

Anise Essential Oil is rich in anethole, the main compound responsible for its distinctive aroma and potential therapeutic properties.
The compound estragole is present in Anise Essential Oil, which may have the potential to reduce anxiety.
Anise Essential Oil contains a small amount of β-bisabolene, which is a type of sesquiterpene compound that has anti-inflammatory activity.

Anise Oil Uses

Anise Essential Oil boasts a warming scent and versatile uses. Explore the various ways this oil can enhance your self-care routine. 

How to Use Anise Oil

Topical Uses

Skin Nourishment: Add a few drops of Anise Essential Oil to your favorite creams and lotions for its potential to enhance their antioxidant properties and promote a youthful-looking complexion.

Soothing Massage: Dilute Anise Essential Oil in a carrier oil, such as Sweet Almond or Jojoba Oil, and use it for a comforting and relaxing massage experience.

Aromatic Uses

Homemade Candle: Infuse your space with a warming and delightful aroma by combining soy wax with Anise Essential Oil. Create your own scented candle for a cozy atmosphere with a captivating, licorice-like scent.

Uplifting Inhalation: Add a few drops of Anise Essential Oil to a diffuser or a tissue and inhale the invigorating fragrance. Let its uplifting properties potentially boost your mood and energize your surroundings.

Anise Essential Oil Sugar Scrub Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil (melted)
  • 10-15 drops Anise Essential Oil

Instructions

Mix the ingredients in a clean container. Apply the mixture onto damp skin, gently massaging it in. Rinse off the scrub and follow with a moisturizer for smooth and exfoliated skin.

Anise Oil Fun Facts

This oil may be used as a natural insect repellent, particularly against moths.

Historically, in traditional Persian medicine, Anise Essential Oil was used to treat depression, due to its potential relaxing and stress-relieving properties.

The first use of the aromatic anise seeds was nearly 5,000 years ago.

What is Anise Oil?

Anise Essential Oil originates from the anise plant, scientifically known as Pimpinella anisum. Native to Southwest Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean region, the plant has a long history of use for both culinary and medicinal purposes. 

The seeds have been used for centuries as a food source and a flavoring agent. Their distinctive sweet and licorice-like flavor has made them a popular addition to a variety of dishes, candies, and beverages. In traditional medicine, anise was recognized for its potential health benefits due to its rich content of bioactive compounds, including phenols and tannins. 

Anise extracts, including Anise Essential Oil, have been utilized for their potential therapeutic properties. The plant's bioactive compounds were used to combat pathogens for antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal purposes. Its extracts were also applied topically for their potential anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. 

Anise Essential Oil has found its way into modern cosmetic formulations. Its unique scent and potential therapeutic properties make it a valuable addition to cosmetic products such as perfumes, lotions, bath products, and creams.

What Our Customers Think

"I use this oil in my natural toothpaste line and it has a very natural and sweet flavor." - Emma 10/20/21
"High quality EO with a light black licorice smell. perfect." - Elizabeth 07/14/21
"I use this in my soaps and it has a wonderful, not too powerful scent that I absolutely love!" - Lyndon 05/15/21
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