Aniseed Essential Oil has the delicious aroma of black liquorice. It's great for enhancing an otherwise uninteresting blend. Its properties can aid bronchitis, colds and the flu. Like all oils, it should be used with caution and Aniseed essential oil should be avoided by those suffering oestrogen-dependent cancers and by people with an existing skin condition. Aniseed essential oil was revered by several ancient civilizations including the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The volatile oil is derived from the dried ripe fruit and seeds of Illicium Verum. Sweet and Clean. Distinctive scent of licorice. Antiseptic, expectorant, antispasmodic, diuretic, carminative, stimulant, stomachic, galactagogue, parasiticide, insecticide, and laxative. Ingedients: Illicium verum Fruit/Seed Oil Instructions: Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional. Safety Advice: Please note that The Holistic Emporium or Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.