Anise Star Whole Organic 1 oz
Anise Star Fragrance: sweet, warm, licorice-like aroma; reminiscent of Italian cookies
Affirmation: I easily move forward in life, using the lessons of my past as positive stepping-stones to my future. My digestive system is healthy. I easily absorb and process all that goes on around me. It is easy for me to stay focused and alert.
Spiritual uses: Anise helps in the prevention of nightmares. Place it under your pillow and set the intention to have sweet dreams. Use anise star in a synergistic blend intended for protection or to increase your intuition and open the third eye chakra.
Mental uses: Use anise to gain mental clarity and restore attention to a tired mind. This herb promotes active listening skills, bringing the tools of focus and attentiveness into one’s qualities. Inhale this essential oil while you repeat the affirmations above.
Physical uses: Anise seed assists with symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, coughs, flatulence, headaches, indigestion, insect bites, nausea, stomach cramps, and stress. It has an affinity for the digestive system. This oil balances the absorption of sugar and lowers blood sugar levels. While this is a general stimulant for the cardiac, respiratory, and digestive systems, it also acts as a sedative for these systems. It has been used in combination with ylang-ylang to get rid of lice. This oil also makes a good aromatherapy ally for chefs and bakers, as it calls forth the creative spirit of the art of cooking. Anise seed is also a good ally for law enforcement professionals and mothers.
~excerpted from The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing by Margaret Ann Lembo
Instructions for use: Burn on charcoal in an abalone shell or fire safe dish.