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Anise Star (Illicium verum) Essential Oil

Anise Star (Illicium verum) Essential Oil

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  • Québec vrai
  • USDA Organic

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Plant description

Latin Name: Illicium verum
English Name: Anise star, badiam
French Name: Anis étoilé, badiane
Family: Illiciaceae
Origin: Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, Philippines

History and Origin

Small tree native to Asia, mainly from China. It can grow up to 10 meters and is always green. The foliage is dark green, the flowers are pink or yellow and the fruit, reddish-brown once dried, has a star shape.  





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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part: Seed
Extraction: Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics: Colorless to pale yellow liquid with a characteristic scent of anise. Liquorice-like odour.
Properties: Antispasmodic+++. Tonic-stimulant+. Oestrogen-like++.
Indications: Dyspepsia, aerophagia, aerocolia, spasmodic enterocolitis+++. Asthmatic bronchitis, spasmodic cough++. Oligomenorrhea, (pre)menopause+++.

Energetic and Emotional Effect

Use anise star oil on heart (thymus) chakra to easily allow assimilation of memories from parallel dimensions.

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Anise star is an important spice in the Chinese cuisine. It flavors meats and fish. It is also used to prepare deserts (pastries, jams, fruit salads, etc.). It is also used in the preparation of candies as well as aniseed liquors and aperitifs (pastis, ouzo, etc.).


Mainly used for men’s perfumes.


It blends well with clove, fennel, ginger, pepper and cinnamon.

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Contraindications

    Mastosis, cancers (in women).

    Babies, children, pregnancy.



Lot B-ILVEVNM01Q (2014/06)


Phenol methyl-ether: Trans-anethole (90,84 %)

Monoterpene: Limonene (3,05 %)


Lot B-ILVEIND12R (2017/10)


Phenol methyl-ether: Trans-anethole (95,38 %)


Lot B-ILVEIND01S (2017/10)


Phenol methyl-ether: Trans-anethole (95,38 %)  


Lot BILVEVNM11S (2017/04)


Phenol methyl-ether: Trans-anethole (88,96 %)

Monoterpene: Limonene (3,79 %)


Lot BILVEIND03T (2018/12)


Phenol methyl-ether: Trans-anethole (95,91 %), estragol (methyl chavicol) (2,07 %) 























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Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, P., et PÉNOËL, D., L’aromathérapie exactement, Édition Jollois.
  • TEUSCHER, E., ANTON, R., LOBSTEIN, A., Plantes aromatiques, Épices, aromates, condiments et huiles essentielles, Lavoisier.
  • PACCHIONI, I., Aromatherapia : Tout sur les huiles essentielles, Éditions Aroma Thera.