Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Anise oil contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens, warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve. Instant Inspiration: Waft open bottle under nose. Joyful Atmosphere: 5 drops anise, 3 drops clary sage, 4 drops lemon in a lamp ring diffuser.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow
Viscosity: Mobile liquid, solidifying at low temperatures
Top Note: Clean, sweet
Middle Note: Strong anisic (licorice-like)
Dry Note: Woody-anethole, lightly tenacious
Aromatherapy Actions: Cheering, mildly euphoric, sense enhancing
Safety Data: May be an eye/skin irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.
Regulatory Status: GRAS 182.20
Processing Notes: Steam distilled from the ripe, minutely crushed seeds.