Star Anise Essential Oil

Star Anise Essential Oil

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Anise or Star Anise Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Illicium verum

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Fruit/Seed

Distillation method: Steam Distilled 


  • Supports immune system
  • Supports digestive health
  • Reduces respiratory issues 
  • Calming and sedative effects
  • Stimulating in low doses
  • Pain relief 
  • Antiseptic
  • Carminative

Uses & Benefits


Add a few drops of Star Anise essential oil to a diffuser and fill your room with its licorice like aroma. Anise is a great essential oil to use when suffering from respiratory issues and helps reduce symptoms. 

Pain Relief

Dilute Star Anise essential oil with carrier oil(s) and apply to areas for rheumatic and arthritic pain relief. Anise is a mild skin irritant so it is recommended to dilute when used topically.

Where can I find Star Anise Essential Oil?

Visit one of our Lavender Boutique locations to add this fantastic oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of each bottle of oil. 


  • Mild irritant, avoid sensitive skin
  • Avoid use if pregnant 
  • Keep away from children, toxic in high doses
  • Keep away from pets, small animals and birds, poisonous
  • Narcotic effects in high doses, too much can become toxic or slow down circulation, respiration or nervous response
  • Consult a healthcare professional if you have a medical condition

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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