Botanical Name: Illicium verumMain Constituents:Anethole: ≥ 87.0%Plant Part: SeedsOrigin: ChinaProcessing Method: Steam DistilledDescription / Color / Consistency: A light colorless to pale yellow liquid.Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Anise Star has a powerful and licorice-like scent, giving a strong top note.Blends With: Lavender, Pine, Orange, Rosewood, Clove, and Cinnamon.Product Abstract: 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. This essential oil may solidify, and if so, must be heated to be brought back to a liquid state. This attests to the purity of the oil.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 oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.New to aromatherapy or just want to try essential oils? Your search is over! The Highest Grade of Oils Are Certified Organic Essential OilsThese oils are the highest grade of essential oils with the greatest beneficial properties. They are free of pesticides and chemicals and are third-party certified for purity. Most commercially available essential oils are nothing more than a man-made concoction of synthetic chemicals, an ineffective combination of water, cheap oil & inorganic chemicals. If you can find essential oils that meet all of these “highest-grade” criteria, then great! You can feel good knowing that the provider has taken every possible measure to deliver pure, high-quality, farm-to-your-front door, safe & whole-body supporting essential oils. THIS IS WHAT YOU GET FROM RAINBOW SKY. Do not use on skin! full strength. For skin use 25% carrier with essential oil carrier like grape seed, apricot sweet almond, hemp. "not for skin unless diluted with another essential oi or tested in small area first" Please note external use only unless advised by a highly skilled physician. We are not Physicians so we say for external use only. SAVE BUY PURCHASING Larger quanity's. Please note external use only unless advised by a highly skilled physician or herbalist We are not Physicians so we can only pass on what is known or documented by others ( refer to our product information section to better understand).