Anise has been used for many years as an addition to traditional medicine for it’s antibacterial, antifungal, stimulant and expectorant properties.   Anise can be helpful in shifting a stubborn cough.  Anise is also great for increasing libido, increasing the production of breast milk due to the phytoestrogenic properties, also a lovely fragrance (Just add a carrier oil and use this as a homemade perfume).


Anise is your all rounder as far as essential oils are concerned.   Anise can be used in small doses for a calming affect.  Not to be confused with Star Anise, Anise has it’s own very individual and amazing properties.  


Common Name Scientific Name Source Country
Anise Illicium veru Greece



We'd LOVE to hear from you

+61 0402 431 850  / +61 0408 009 772

© 2019 Oils of Origin | Perth, Australia