Star Anise Essential Oil

Illicium verum is a medium-sized evergreen tree native to northeast Vietnam and southwest China. A spice commonly called star anise, staranise, star anise seed, star aniseed, Chinese star anise, or badian that closely resembles anise in flavor is obtained from the star-shaped pericarps of the fruit of I. verum which are harvested just before ripening.

Star Anise Essential Oil smells sharp, and it possess an aroma that is reminiscent to licorice.

  • Antiviral Capabilities
  • Antifungal Properties
  • Antibacterial Benefits
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Aperient
  • Carminative
  • Cordial
  • Decongestant
  • Aids in Digestion
  • Treats Respiratory disorders
  • Insecticide
  • Sedative
  • Stimulant
  • Vermifuge


  • Rheumatism
  • Bronchitis
  • Coughing
  • Colic
  • Indigestion/Cramping
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  • Flu
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  • Black pepper
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  • Cinnamon
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  • Nutmeg
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A gentle oil that can be used sparingly in child friendly blends and during pregnancy (please check with your doctor before using any oil during pregnancy).

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