Star Anise Essential Oil from Wellington Fragrance
BOTANICAL NAME: Illicium Verum
Spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma. Used by fishermen to mask human scent. It is a wonderful perfumery addition in subtle quantities, especially in Citrus blends or as an underpinning to a Vanilla blend. Well known for its effect on the digestive system. Blends well with cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, fennel, lavender, lime, neroli, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, petitgrain, rose, tea tree, and rosewood. Do not use if pregnant, except with advice of health care professional.
Appearance: Colorless to Pale Yellow Liquid
Odor: Sharp, Anise and Licorice-Like Aroma
Refractive Index: 1.5550
Specific Gravity: 0.9772
Flash Point: 180°F
Storage: Store in a cool place in closed container
Safety: Harmful if swallowed, avoid contact with eyes
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils can present very pleasant aromas and very powerful aromas. Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, typically by using steam or other processes including expression or solvent extraction and cold pressed. Our Essential oils are most often used in soap production and aroma lamps for aromatherapy. Essential oils can also be used for adding scents to incense sticks and household cleaning products.
For soap making supplies to be used with essential oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Soap-MakingMelt-and-PourMoldsPigmentsMicas-C5.aspx
Aroma Lamps for warming Essential oils for aromatherapy purposes http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Aroma-Lamps-C43.aspx
Carrier Oils for mixing Essential Oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Massage-Carrier-Oils-C4.aspx
Wellington Fragrance sources essential oils from multiple suppliers. We are constantly searching for consistent essential oils at fair prices. Due to weather conditions essential oils can vary in both quantity available and quality. As with any recipe, We always recommend you do your own in house testing. Testing in house will allow you to adjust formulas to create your own quality finished products.