Scent: a warm, spicy, licorice-like scent.
Blends With: Bay, Black Pepper, Ginger, Lavender, Orange, Pine, Rose.
Properties: Appetite stimulate, sedative, anti-spasmodic, carminative, stimulates neuro-muscular and cardiovascular systems, protects bronchial system, antiseptic intestinal disinfectant, supports breast milk production.
Anti-epileptic & Anti-hysteric:
Antirheumatic: Antiseptic: Antispasmodic:
Aperient: Carminative: Cordial: Decongestant:
Digestive: Expectorant: Sedative:Stimulant: Vermifuge:
Other Benefits: It can be used to treat colic, flatulence, and pectoral affections.
A Few Words of Caution: In heavy doses, it has narcotic effects and slows down respiration and circulation. It is poisonous to certain small animals and birds and therefore children should not be given high doses. Furthermore, it may cause irritation to certain skin types. It is best to avoid it during pregnancy. It may also aggravate certain types of cancers caused due to its effect on the estrogen hormone