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Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Essential Oil

Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Essential Oil

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Anise (Pimpinella anisum) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Pimpinella anisum
English Name : Anise
French Name : Anis vert
Family : Apiaceae
Origin : Egypt, Spain

History and Origin

Pimpinella anisum is a plant from the apiaceae family cultivated as a spice plant for its leaves and seeds. The plant is called anise or aniseed. 

Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Seed
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear liquid with characteristic anise odour.
Properties : Positivant then negativating. Estrogenic effect +++, emmenagogue, facilitate the placental delivery, galactogen (increase the secretion of milk). Neuromuscular antispasmodic (musculotropic), slightly narcotic, psychoactive +++, analgesic. Carminative ++, stomachic, tonic and aperitive (slight increase of the digestive secretions). Cholagogue, choleretic, digestive antispasmodic. Cardiotonic, respiratory tonic. Antiseptic, bactericide, vermifuge. Venous and lymphatic decongestant.
Indications : Amenorrhoea and oligomenorrhoea +++, irregular periods, menstrual pain, premenopause, menopause. Dyspepsia, gastralgia, spasmodic colitis, enteralgy, aerophagia, meteorism, flatulence, indigestion, parasitosis. False angina pectoritis, palpitations, cardiovascular erethism, cardialgia +++. Dyspnea due to nerves, asthma, bronchitis, asthmatic bronchitis, lung congestion. Paralysis, back pain, spasmophilia.
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Uses

Culinary

Anise is used to flavor sweetened and salted dishes. It is also used in the preparation of liqueurs and drinks. 

 

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Contraindicated for young children, children and pregnant women.

Chromatography

Lot B-PIANEGY09M (2011/11)

Egypt

Phenol methyl-ether: trans-anethole (85,93 %)

Sesquiterpene: gamma-himachalene (3,44 %)

Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
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