Indian Puja Hut
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Indian Puja Hut
– It is also often used as flavoring in toothpaste, where its antiseptic qualities help flavor the breath and keep teeth clean.
Star anise, an oil extracted from an evergreen tree native to China, India and Vietnam, shares many properties with aniseed. Their aromas are almost identical and they share chemical components including athenole and methychavicol. Consequently, the oils have similar properties and are often used interchangeably. Star anise is less likely to irritate skin, but should still be used with caution and avoided altogether during pregnancy.
Aniseed in a vaporizer or steam inhalation eases hay fever, head colds and bronchial complaints such as asthma. It also quells vomiting and nausea. Place a few drops on a handkerchief to ease digestive problems, travel sickness and panic attacks from vertigo.
Inhaling aniseed enhances relaxation and soothes sleep patterns. It relieves stress from overwork and eases heartache.
A revered herb of the ancient Middle Eastern civilizations, aniseed is one of the oldest spices to have been used for magical purposes and healing.
– The Ancient Romans believed aniseed to be an aphrodisiac. Cakes flavored with the spice were served at the end of a marriage feast to relax nervous couples before they retired to bed.
– Aniseed is reputed to avert the evil eye. It is also believed to deter venomous snakes such as vipers.
– Aniseed was widely cultivated by monks in medieval gardens to be used in the monastery for its purifying properties, precipitating the herb’s spread throughout Northern Europe.
– Aniseed was so valued in biblical times that it was used to pay taxes and rents.
Aniseed helps to ease your headaches and migraines – especially in cases where stress is a causative factor.
Make up a vaporizer blend to ease tension headaches by mixing up 5-10 drops from a combination of the following oils:
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