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Anise - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil
Anise is commonly known as `Patli Saunf` in Hindi. Aniseed oil was revered by ancient civilizations, especially by the Romans, Egyptians and Greeks. The Romans https:d it in a spicy cake know as `mustaceus`, the Egyptians https:d it in bread, while the Greeks https:d it for its calming influence on the digestive tract. Aniseed is https:d in liqueurs and cordials, toothpastes and mouthwashes. In India it is https:d as a breath sweetener; and in Turkey, a popular alcoholic drink called `raki ` is made from the seeds.
Origin of Anise
Native to China and Vietnam, today the star anise tree is mainly grown in China, and Japan although it is also cultivated in Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia and Jamaica.
Properties of Anise oil
It belongs to Umbelliferae (Carrot) family, which releases heating energy and act as a diasphoric and stimulant. Its taste is classified in pungent and has good moisturizing effects. It has a very sweet aroma.
Most Common https:s
· Food and drink flavoring
· Massage oil
· https:d in cough syrups, or https:d as compress in cough and cold.
· Relieves from nahttps:ating effect. Helps in digestion.
Mixes well with clove, cardamom and fennel.
Warning: can be bad for ulcers. Extra https: may cahttps: dizziness.