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, Pernod, Ricard and arrack.

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

Anise oil is warm and spicy, it is similar to fennel, although sweeter. Anis was called early in the medical literature, and its seeds are used as a spice has always been in pastries, in sweets and curry dishes.

Like the fennel, the anise oil, has an estrogen-like effect but it is more pronounced because the corresponding proportions of active ingredients in the anise are higher. This estrogenic activity from the competent anethole is well researched and documented. As a herbal tea made from anise seeds can stimulate the formation of breast milk.

But the essential oil can also be massaged on the abdomen, help each menstrual pain.

Anise oil is an effective anticonvulsant against menstrual pain and can also be used for stomach cramps and flatulence. add a few drops of anise oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage it on the belly. Combined with chamomile oil and ginger oil, this effect is increased.

The smell brought us familiar anise also nicknamed “the fisherman’s friend” (we all know the lozenges of the same name), and its active use in a soap.

One uses anise oil still in toothpastes, mouthwashes and syrups.

Earlier you were cows aniseed into the lining, so they gave more milk. However, the milk tasted then slightly anise, and you came back from it.

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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