Anise essential oil is extracted from ripe anise (Pimpinella anisum Umbelliferae) seeds using the steam distillation method. Anise essential oil is of medium-intensity, characterised by a distinct fresh scent of spice. More»
“MĖTA” Anise essential oil is 100% plant odor obtained by steam distillation from Star Anise seed (Illicium verum). Star anise is an evergreen fruit tree native to China. It has been used for thousands of years as a culinary spice and medicine to treat indigestion and cough. In the East, anise (having similar properties) is often chewed after a meal to sweeten the smell and help digestion.
The origin of “MĖTA” Anise essential oil is Spain.
Anise essential oil has a medium intensity, fresh specific spice scent, which is classified as a medium perfume notes – the scent intensity lasts for 2-3 days.
Anise essential oil gives the cleansing, protective or strengthening effect of the oral cosmetics – tooth powder and toothpaste, mouthwashes – and a feeling of freshness and freshness. Inhibits the specific odor and taste of cosmetic ingredients (e.g., chalk flavor).
Anise essential oil has refreshing and soothing properties. The soothing properties of anise oil can help reduce sleep problems. However, the oil should be used very gently because at higher concentrations, it causes side effects such as drowsiness.
Perfect for use with:
Essential oils of Chamomile, Cinnamon, Cloves, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Orange, Pine and Rosemary.
Methods and amounts of use:
Toothpowder: add 10-15 drops of essential oil into 50 g of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) and 50 g of chalk (CaCO3).
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Cream or lotion: put 10-15 drops of the essential oil mix into 1 spoon of unfragranced cream or lotion.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of the essential oil in 1 teaspoon of fatty oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of essential oil mix into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled water.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Anise essential oil includes natural components: limonene, linalool.
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