Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Main Constituents: Anethole: 88.03%
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A colorless to pale yellow liquid with a thin consistency.
Aromatic Summary: Spicy, sweet licorice-like, providing a medium top note.
Blends With: Cardamon, Cedarwood, Fennel, and Rosewood
Aniseed is the fruit of the annual anise plant of the parsley family (Umbelliferae). It grows up to 60cm in height with leaves varying in shape from heart-shaped to feathery. The fruits are covered with short hairs and each contains two dark seeds with light ribs.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.