ANISE SEED (Pimpinella anisum): GRAS ~ It has been widely used as a domestic spice. May assist in colic, indigestion, cramps, flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea, bile secretion, muscle aches, spasms, rheumatism, pulmonary congestion, bronchitis, asthma, colds, flu, cardiovascular, frigidity, impotence. It has estrogen-like properties and may induce menstruation, ease painful menses, aid menopause problems, stimulate milk flow and aid delivery. Used for lice, hunting to remove human scent and yet attract deer.
Constituent: Phenols and Ketones.
Descriptor: Antibiotic, antiseptic, sedative, antispasmodic.
Caution: Can irritate sensitive skin and has been known to cause dermatitis in some individuals. Use in moderation. Avoid in pregnancy until delivery.
Found In: TUMMY SOOTHER