Anise Essential Oil

Anise Essential Oil
1 Anise Essential Oil

Anise is a small herb. The Essential Oil is steam distilled from the seeds. It has a sweet, anisic aroma.
Anise was known to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It is used by the Chinese in cooking and medicine.
Anise Essential Oil serves as an antispasmodic, diuretic, expectorant and stimulant.
Following are some recipes you might like to try:

Digestive System
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
6 drops Anise Essential Oil
5 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
4 drops Cardamon Essential Oil
This a great recipe to relieve colic, flatulence, and pains of indigestion. Treatment is by local compress over the abdominal area and back massage over the lower spine region. Blends can also be used in bath water (Up to 15 drops of blend). Soak for at least 30 minutes.
NOTE: For colicky infants, use 3 to 5 drops of blend in bath and soak, no longer than 10 minutes.
NOTE: As always, for babies, sample test a spot of skin to make sure there are no allergic reaction.
For more information on Aromatherapy and the Digestive System read: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/general-effects-of-essential-oils-on-different-body-systems/

Urinary System
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
7 drops Anise Essential Oil
4 drops Cypress Essential Oil
4 drops Parsley Essential Oil
This recipe promotes the flow of urine, making it a good diuretic.
Treatment is by massage of the lumbo-sacral region, compresses, and baths.
For more information on Aromatherapy and the Urinary System read: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/general-effects-of-essential-oils-on-different-body-systems/

Respiratory System
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
7 drops Anise Essential Oil
4 drops Myrrh Essential Oil
4 drops Pine Essential Oil
This recipe is useful for all respiratory problems. It acts as an expectorant helping to flush out the respiratory system and acts as an antispasmodic for dry irritable coughs.
Treatment is by compresses placed on the chest and/or upper back area, gentle massage on the chest and/or upper back area. Put 3 to 5 drops of blend in an aroma lamp; place in the room with the sick person.

Emotional System
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
7 drops Anise Essential Oil
4 drops Orange Essential Oil
4 drops Lime Essential Oil
This recipe invigorates and stimulates a tired mind. Treatment is wearing as a body perfume; place a couple of drops behind each ear and on each wrist. Place 10 to 15 drops in bath and soak for 20 to 30 minutes. Place 3 to 5 drops in aroma lamps throughout the home.

Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
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  1. I like the scent of anise, will try a blend of it since I have some for Christmas cookies. For the life of me, I forget their name, though! I did not know it was so good for digestion! Thanks!

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