Anethi Essential Oil
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Anethi Essential Oil-Anethum sowa

£12.50

BOTANICAL NAME: Anethum sowa

OTHERWISE KNOWN AS:  East Indian Dill

SCENT: Fresh, sweet, herbaceous, slightly earthy. The essential oil has a characteristic aroma, resembling that of caraway, and a sweet aromatic and subsequently pungent taste. It contains 43 to 63 % of carvone.

STRENGTH OF AROMA: Strong

PLANT PART USED:  Seeds

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distillation

ORIGIN: India

COLOUR: Pale yellow that darkens with age

CONSISTENCY: Light

NOTE: Middle

 

 

Anethi is an annual herb of the parsley family. It has a distinctive but mild caraway-like flavour. A winter crop, Anethi requires a well-drained, sandy soil with full exposure to sunlight. The sub tropical and temperate regions of India, particularly the northern parts, produce high quality Anethi.

Reported Attributes of Anethi Essential Oil:

Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:- Its aromatic properties are mainly used in the food industry in the Far East and it has no known aromatherapy associations.

Blends well with:

Star Anise, Caraway, Celery Seed, Cade, Cardamom

History of Anethi:

Also known as East Indian Dill, the essential oil is used extensively in foods, beverages and medicines in the Far East but not in Europe. Its essential oil constitutes an important flavouring for the Indian pickles industry.

CAUTIONS:Use well diluted as it can cause skin irritation. Avoid during pregnancy. As with all essential oils, they should not be used during pregnancy and never ingested (taken internally) and should be kept away from children and pets. No medicinal claims are made for this product and the notes above are provided for guidance purposes only. Essential Oils are powerful plant extracts and should be used with extreme caution. You should seek the advice of a qualified practitioner should you be in any doubt.