Certified Organic Star Anise Essential Oil Botanical name of this oil is Illicum Verum Hook. Primarily the oil is native of china and vietnam but it is also grown in Japan. The fruits and seeds are picked unripe and naturally dried till they turn brown. The oil hence obtained is either colorless and pale yellow to look at and emits a rich and sweet aroma. The brown turned fruits and seeds of illicum verum hook plant are first steam distilled to yield pure star anise organic essential oil for us. The oil is widely us, ed in cooking and baking purposes.
The oil mixes well with lavender, pine, orange, rosewood, clove, cinnamon and lemongrass oil
Uses and Benefits:
- The oil is used to remove back pain, rheumatic and hernia.
- It is mainly used as a spice in asian dishes.
- It helps to stimulate the nervous system of the body.
- It is widely used in baking AND cooking purpose.
Product Technical Information
|Botanical Name||Illicum Verum Hook|
|Color & Odor||Colorless or very pale Yellow with rich and sweet licorice-like aroma|
|Country of Origin||Primarily native to the China and Vietnam, however it is also grown in Japan|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam-distillation|
|Constituents||Chloline, Mucilage and Sugar along with trans-Anethole form the major constituents and composition of organic Star Anise essential oil. It has chemical compounds such as cis-& trans Anethole, Anis-Aldehyde, Aceto-Anisole, Camphene, Linalool, α- & β-Pinene and Safrole.|
|Specific Gravity||0.98 @ 25 deg. C|
|Refractive Index||n20/D 1.554(lit.) 1.5425~1.5525|
|Optical Rotation||-2 o~+2o|
|Major Constituents||Apart from trans-Anethole as a major constituent (94.60%) the Sugar, Mucilage and Chloline form the major constituents|