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Lite It Up Anise Star Essential has a powerful and licorice-like scent, giving a strong top note.
Blends With: Lavender, Pine, Orange, Rosewood, Clove, and Cinnamon.
Botanical Name: Illicium verum
Product Description / Background: A small to medium evergreen tree of the magnolia family, reaching up to 8m (26ft). The fruits are harvested before they ripen, then sun dried. Tough-skinned and rust colored, the seed pods measure up to 3 cm long. The Japanese plant this tree in their temples and on tombs, and use the pounded bark as incense.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Note: This essential oil may solidify, and if so, gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required. This attests to the purity of the oil.