Star Anise oil is a member of the Schisandraceae family. This oil has a sweet, spicy, liquorice-like scent. It is classed as a top note and blends well with citrus, floral, spicy and woodsy oils.
The sweet and spicy aroma of Star Anise can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. When used in massage, it can help soothe muscle spasms due to its antispasmodic properties.
Essential oils can be applied topically once diluted with a carrier oil. They are widely used in cosmetic goods and handmade crafts.