Aniseed 10-ml

£2.90

Aniseed originally appeared in the Middle East. It is now cultivated in the USA, North Africa and Europe. An annual herb which grows to about 2 feet high and has delicate leaves, small white flowers and greyish-brown seeds.

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Description

Aniseed originally appeared in the Middle East. It is now cultivated in the USA, North Africa and Europe. An annual herb which grows to about 2 feet high and has delicate leaves, small white flowers and greyish-brown seeds.

Aniseed Oil was revered by many ancient civilizations including the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The Greeks used it as a calming oil to ease problems with digestion.

In modern times it is used in India as a breath freshener and is widely used elsewhere in liqueurs, cordials, toothpastes and mouthwashes.