The anethole chemotype used as a flavoring agent in foods and beverages and as an expectorant. May be used within the fragrance industry. “Anethole is regarded as an antiseptic, bactericide, cancer-preventative, carminative, dermatitogenic, expectorant, fungicide, gastrostimulant and insecticide” (Bush Sense by Mark A. Webb).
The methyl chavicol chemotype is toxic at high doses in mice. It is “an anesthetic, anticonvulsant, myorelaxant, cancer-preventative, fungicide, antispasmodic, a carminative and stabilizes the sympathetic nervous system, hence its antispasmodic qualities” (Bush Sense by Mark A. Webb)
Anise Myrtle (previously Aniseed Myrtle) may be used for personal care products, aromatherapy, fragrances and in low amounts as flavouring agents in food or beverages.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Two chemotypes exist (a) one rich in (E)-anethole (>80%) and (b) rich in methyl chavicol (60-75%). Minor amounts of alpha-pinene, cineole, (Z)-anethole, alpha farnesene and anisaldehyde exist in each chemotype.
3 years after date of manufacture
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