Anethi Essential Oil
Anethi (Anethum sowa)
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: antispasmodic, antibacterial, carminative, digestive, expectorant, hypo-tensive, stomachic
AFFINITY FOR: digestive system, nervous system
RESONANCE: physical, emotional
PLANT FAMILY: Umbelliferae
PART UTILIZED: seeds
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
INGREDIENT IN: LeJulia, LeSafeguard
APPLICATION: Like dill and caraway, anethi is usually more effective when used as part of a blend of essential oils.
AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Anethi is reminiscent of dill with some caraway-like notes.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Anethi, in hydrosol or well-diluted, has been used to relieve flatulence in infants. Anethi is also known as a mild and soothing expectorant and has been used to dilate blood vessels and lower blood pressure.
CAUTIONS: There are no cautions for anethi, but all essential oils should be used cautiously by pregnant women and those suffering from seizure disorders.