Young Chemist’s Anise essential oil is extracted from the Star Anise through the steam distillation process. Anise is also known as Aniseed or Pimpinella Anisum. It comes from a similar group as carrots, celery, and parsley. These can grow up to 3 feet (1 meter) tall and give rise to beautiful flowers and tiny white fruits known as anise seed. Anise has a unique, licorice-like taste and is often used to add flavor to drinks and desserts. It is also well-known for its powerful health-promoting properties and acts as a natural remedy for a wide variety of diseases.


Blends well with:


Black pepper oil, Ginger oil, Fennel Seed oil, Cardamom oil, Cedar wood oil, Rose oil, Clove oil and Lavender oil



  • Anise seed is used relatively in small amounts. It contains a good amount of various vital micronutrients in each serving.
  • The anise seed is rich in iron, which is crucial for producing healthy blood cells in your body.
  • It also contains a small amount of manganese, the essential mineral that functions as an antioxidant and is necessary for the metabolism and development of the body.
  • Some studies show that anise seed and its compounds possess powerful antimicrobial properties that can prevent infections and block the growth of fungi and bacteria.
  • Anise seed and anise essential oil are effective against particular strains of fungi, including yeasts and dermatophytes, a type of fungus that can cause skin disease.
  • Anethole, the active ingredient in Anise Essential oil, restricts bacteria growth that causes cholera, an infection described by extreme diarrhea and dehydration.


  • Relieve cramps by combining a few drops of Anise oil with almond oil and massaging it into the abdomen. This can help relieve muscle and menstrual cramps.
  • Hiccups and Nausea – Add some drops of anise oil and inhale to the diffuser. The steam should aid in alleviating hiccups and nausea
  • Disinfect wounds - wounds to allow the area to clean and to reduce the risk of infection can be smeared with Anise oil.
  • Fresh breath – A few drops of anise oil should be added in the warm water and used for the treatment of bad breath.
  • Stay away from pests - Bugs dislikes the anise smell. Add a few drops to a ball of cotton and put anywhere the mouse is a problem.
  • Soothe sore muscles - To help soothe sore and aching muscles, add a few drops of anise oil to your massage creams or lotions.
  • Add fragrance to beauty products – Anise oil can be added to all of the homemade beauty products for a good smell.


  • Most people can use anise without the risk of adverse side effects.
  • However, it might trigger allergic reactions, and if you are allergic to plants in the same family like fennel and celery.
  • If you are allergic to these conditions, consume in moderation and talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.
  • Besides, some individuals experience irritation when applying essential oils to the skin. You should do a skin patch test before using any new essential oil.
  • Pregnant women and children should consult doctor before using essential oils.
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