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Anise Star and Anise seed and this essential oil, Aniseed Myrtle are very similar in chemistry and their applications. Anise Star is typically used for her anti-spasmodic and carminative therapeutic properties to relieve dyspepsia, colic and gas and is anti-ulcerogenic.It has also been proven to be sedative and inhibits acetylcholinesterase. Because of the fantastic anti spasmodic properties, we find her to be awesome when dealing with deep respiratory issues. She can relieve the spastic coughs of bronchitis and chest colds. A good friend of ours uses this in her anti asthma blend.
Energetics and Chakras1st Chakra - survival and support, 2nd Chakra - relationships, creation energy, 4th Chakra - unconditional love, 6th Chakra - perspective, Clarity, Energizing, Expansive, Meditative, Source Energy, Uplifting
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities of Aniseseed Myrtle
- Anise Seed comes from a small plant with white flowers. You would use her when you wanted to add the essence of softness and a bit of protection. She prefers full sun but likes to be sheltered from the wind, hence the protective aspect. When looking at the plant the feeling of lightness and joy. The white flowers are reminiscent of summer and easy going.
- Star Anise comes from an evergreen tree and the seeds come from a star shaped pod. You would use her when you wanted the essence of congruence and stability added to your blend. Also when you needed the energetics of everlasting and standing firm.
- Aniseed myrtle comes from an Australian Rainforest Tree, You would use her in a blend when you wanted to bring in a feeling of strength, energy and coolness. Also, when you are trying to help someone begin something foreign and new. (as long as they are not from Australia)
Therapeutic Benefits of Aniseseed MyrtleAnalgesic, Anti-anxiety, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-depressant, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-rheumatic, Anti-spasmodic, Calming, Cooling, Digestive tonic, Emmenagogic, Estrogenic, Expectorant, Stomachic
Aroma-Chemistry of Aniseseed Myrtle
The chemistry of Anise Seed, Star Anise EO, Star Anise CO2 and Aniseed Myrtle is similar. These abstracts are high In trans anethole which is a component of the Ether chemical family. While these oils have a pleasant, soft aroma, do not be fooled they are “Terminator” extracts and you must know when and how to use them. The ether family has quite a few safety issues, so please read them.
- Anethole: Anethole is the primary component in Aniseed Myrtle essential oil, responsible for its characteristic sweet and anise-like scent. It is also found in other plants like anise and fennel.
- Methyl chavicol: Also known as estragole, methyl chavicol contributes to the aroma of Aniseed Myrtle essential oil and is commonly found in various aromatic herbs and spices.
- Limonene: Limonene is a common terpene found in many essential oils. It provides a citrusy scent and is known for its uplifting and refreshing properties.
- Methyl eugenol: Methyl eugenol is another aromatic compound present in Aniseed Myrtle essential oil. It contributes to its complex fragrance and is found in various spices like basil and clove.
- Linalool: Linalool is a terpene alcohol commonly found in essential oils, including Aniseed Myrtle. It contributes to its floral and sweet aroma and is known for its calming and relaxing effects.