Anise oil (Pimpinella anisum)

Already in the Bible and in the writings of the ancient Indians, the Vedas, the anise is mentioned. In ancient Rome and ancient Egypt Anis was one of the most important medicinal plants, just as in ancient Greece. For the Greeks, the anise that time was an indispensable remedy for coughs or against poison, for example against bites from snakes and scorpions.

Pythagoras, known as a great mathematician, described the anise herb against flatulence and to stimulate the appetite.

Fennel belongs to the family of Doldenbl├╝ter, unlike other members of his family are formed in the first year fine white flowers followed by fruits grow.

With us you will find the anise predominantly in the garden, in the wild it is very rare to find.

The yellowish anise oil is obtained by a so-called steam distillation from the seeds.

Nowadays one uses the aniseed mainly as a spice, which is used for baking and cooking to allow the food to digest and is more digestible.


In the Fragrance lamp, to promote milk secretion, against White River, against a painful menstrual bleeding, against frigidity or impotence, against intestinal cramps, for stomach cramps, flatulence and vomiting, loss of appetite and indigestion, bronchitis, cough and asthma.

And liqueurs or spirits of anise is often found, for example, raki or ouzo.

Industrial processing is the oil, for example, mouthwashes, in toothpaste or in cough medicines.

Effect of Anis├Âles

The oil of anise is stimulating and warming, it especially acts on the digestive system, it triggers spasms and helps against bloating.

In addition, Anis drives the milk and he lifts the libido.

Anise relaxed, it helps against nightmares and can provide in return for sweet dreams.

Diluted with a carrier oil has anise oil as a liniment in infants a good effect on abdominal cramps.

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