Pimpinella Anisum

Pimpinella Anisum

Anise is incredible herb that is used for more than 1000 years in traditional Chinese medicine due to its multiple properties. State of Arunachal Pradesh in India is the largest producer in the world. Anise or aniseed is well known for its aromatic properties and it is an excellent herbal remedy. It has been used, specifically its essential oil, in the Egyptian folk medicine for many years.

Anise Oil has expectorant properties useful in the treatment of bronchitis and used as antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, insecticidal, antiviral, antispasmodic, Anti-diuretic, Anticoagulant and Estrogenic insectaz repellent.

Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Facts :-


Family :

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Scientific Name:

Pimpinella anisum 

Other Name:

‘Aniseed’ or Hua-Hsain, Sweet cumin, Anisi Fructus, Anisum

Country of Origin:

India (Arunachal Pradesh)

Color:

Pale yellow

Odor:

Mild sweet and bitter aroma.

Extraction Method:

Steam-distillation

Part used:

Seeds

Solubility:

Soluble in Alcohol & insoluble in water

Active Ingredients


  • (E)-Anethole (75-95 %)

  • Anisaldehyde

  • Estragol

  • Isoeugenol

  • γ-himachalene

  • Anisol

  • Acetoanisol

  • P-anisic acid

 

Applications


  • Medicinal
  • Ayurveda
  • Aromatherapy
  • Perfuming Industry
  • Food and flavor
  • Dietary Products
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Concoction:

  • Cardamon
  • Caraway
  • Cedarwood
  • Coriander
  • Fennel
  • Galbanum
  • Mandarin
  • Thyme
  • Peppermint
  • Lavender
  • Jasmine
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangerine
  • Ginger
  • Rose
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Benefits:

  • Upset stomach
  • Intestinal gas
  • Runny Nose
  • Cough
  • Increase urination
  • Women use anise to increase milk flow when nursing
  • Treat menstrual discomfort or pain
  • Ease childbirth
  • Increase sex drive.
  • Men use anise to treat symptoms of "male menopause."
  • Seizures
  • Nicotine dependence
  • Trouble sleeping (insomnia)
  • Diabetes
  • Constipation
  • Asthma

References

  • Gülçin, I., Oktay, M., Kireçci, E. and Küfrevioglu, Ö. (2003). Screenings of antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of anise (Pimpinella anisum) seed extracts. Food Chemistry.
  • Kosalec, I., Pepeljnjak, S. and Kustrak, D. (2005). Antifungal activity of fluid extract and esssential oil from anise fruits (Pimpinella anisum L., apiaceae). Acta Pharmaceutica
  • Smith, R.M. (2002). Extractions with superheated water. J. Chromatogr A.
  • Arslan, N., Gürbüz, B., Bayrak, A. and Gümüscü, A. (2004). Variation in essential oil content and composition in Turkish anise (Pimpinella anisum L.) populations. Turkish Journal of Agri-culture and Forestry
  • Lee, H. S. p-Anisaldehyde: acaricidal component of Pimpinella anisum seed oil against the house dust mites Dermatophagoides farinae and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus. Planta Med 2004
  • Tabanca, N., Khan, S. I., Bedir, E., Annavarapu, S., Willett, K., Khan, I. A., Kirimer, N., and Baser, K. H. Estrogenic activity of isolated compounds and essential oils of Pimpinella species from Turkey, evaluated using a recombinant yeast screen. Planta Med 2004
  • Özcan M.M., Chalchat J.C., Ann. Microbiol. 56 (2006.
  • Gende L.B., Maggi M.D., Fritz R., Eguaras M.J., Bailac P.N., Ponzi M.I., J Essential Oil Res. 21(2009)
  • Gülçın İ., Oktay M., Kıreçcı E., Küfrevıo Ğlu Ö.İ., Food Chem. 88 (2003)
  • Sleman K., Mahmoud R., Anwar R. Open Nutraceuticals J 6 (2013)
  • Essential oil”. Oxford English Dictionary (online, American English ed.).Retrieved (2014)
  • “Anise History”. Our Herb Garden. Retrieved 3 March (2013)
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