Anise oil is my assistant
Anise oil was still known in ancient Egyptand Greece. Their inhabitants used it both in cooking and in medicine. Empirical observations of medieval doctors were confirmed in later studies. It was proved that the invigorating aroma of anise oil is not only very pleasant, but also has a set of useful properties.
Anise essential oil is derived from herbaceousa plant that belongs to the family of celery. It takes about 50 kg of seeds to make one liter of oil. It consists mainly of anethole and methylhavicol, besides it contains anise-ketone, camphene,
Application of anise
Distinctive spicy aromatic propertieshave both anise fruits and anise oil itself. Application they found in bakery, confectionery, perfume, medicine. Fruits are often used as spices: they have a light aroma, which is adopted and manufactured products. Most often, anise is used in the preparation of soups, spinach, porridges, sweet dishes.
Anise oil is widely used both intraditional, and in alternative medicine. Do not do without it and treatment for colds. Essential oil facilitates breathing and has an anti-inflammatory effect. Moreover, it can prove to be indispensable for coughing, since it has a mild expectorant effect due to the anethole entering into its composition. Oil vapors have a curative effect in case of problems with bronchi, lungs, throat. They dilute sputum and improve its retreat.
Ways to use anise
With bronchopulmonary diseases, infusion of its fruits is used: 1-2 teaspoons per glass of steep boiling water. Then you should let it brew for 15 minutes.
To prepare the broth, four teaspoons of fruit should be poured into 200 ml of water and cook for 6 minutes. The filtered broth should be taken 2 tablespoons three times a day.
Anise oil is also suitable for oral administration. In this case, 3-4 drops drop on a piece of sugar and take three times
From the anise seed (powder) mixed in1: 1 ratio with white chamois powder, an ointment is made. Two parts of animal oil are added to the combined powder. Then this mixture can lubricate hair with pediculosis.
The therapeutic effect of using the ethericoil is enhanced in the sauna / bath, because under the influence of high temperatures, the pores expand. This facilitates the rapid penetration of oil vapors into the skin.
However, it should be remembered that anise oilshould be applied to the damaged and inflamed skin, as well as prone to allergic reactions, because the consequence of its use may be the appearance of dermatitis. Moreover, when taken in high doses of anise oil, it can provoke stomach irritation and dizziness. Therefore, do not exceed recommended doses.