The scent of Aniseed China Star essential oil can be described as being warm, spicy, very sweet, and liquorice-like. Aniseed Oil is a clear to very pale-yellow colored oil. It is steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried whole fruits of an evergreen tree. Aniseed Essential Oil Blends Well With: Bay West Indies Essential Oil , Cedarwood Essential Oil Atlas , Fennel Essential Oil , Ginger Essential Oil , Mandarin Essential Oil , Petitgrain Essential Oil Bigarade , Peppermint Essential Oil Mitcham , Rosemary Essential Oil Spanish , Spearmint Essential Oil Properties of Aniseed Essential Oil: antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, galactagogue, stimulant, stomachic Unscrupulous producers often adulterate their essential oils. Auroma maintains strict guidelines to ensure that all plants used for essential oil distillation are grown wild, in unpolluted areas, or are organically grown, and further ensures that the length of time between harvesting and the distillation process is kept to an absolute minimum.