An annual herb with that produces small white flowers, anise is native to regions of the Mediterranean, the Middle East and Asia. Its oil, which is extracted from its seeds, has a full, sweet and slightly spicy scent. The essential oil of anise contains anethole, a compound also found in licorice and fennel, which share notable similarities in fragrance.
Medium. Warm, spicy-sweet with licorice tones.
Relaxing, balancing and uplifting.
Blends Well With
Bay, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Caraway, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Myrrh, Orange, Pine, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood
A spice with an incredibly long history, anise has had an international cultural presence that dates back to ancient Greek and Roman times. Anise’s inherent sweetness is immediately alluring, while its intricate licorice notes provide a zesty, lingering spiciness.
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!