Anise is traditionally used for dental hygiene and the digestive system and is often found in toothpastes and mouthwashes.
In the global market, it is mostly used as a spice in food or alcohol. Anise essential oil must always be diluted and used with caution.
In Ayurvedic medicine, anise has been used for 2,000 years to promote fresh breath, healthy teeth and gums.
It is also used in digestive teas to improve appetite and stimulate digestion.
Precautions: Do not use during pregnancy and lactation if you have or have had endometriosis or a tumor associated with estrogen levels.
Do not use for children under 10 years.
Use with caution orally if you have diabetes, use a diuretic, have kidney problems, hemophilia or any other bleeding.
Maximum dose for adults: 70 mg
Maximum dermal dilution: 2.4%