Common Name: Anise
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Parts Used: seeds
Processing: steam distilled
Primary Chemical Type: Phenolic Ether
Common Uses: Aids in the digestion of rich foods and settles the stomach. Stimulates gastric juice production, relieves nausea and is helpful for colic. Regulates digestion relieving both diarrhea and constipation. Stimulating. Antispasmodic. Restores equilibrium to autonomic nervous system.
Special Notes: Masks obnoxious and fishy odors.