Botanical Name: Pimpinella Anisum
Manufacturers obtain aniseed oil from Pimpinella Anisum, aniseed or anise plant which is basically native to southwest Asia and eastern Mediterranean region and is grown in India as well. The spice is widely used as flavouring agent and is also known for its medicinal properties. When taken with water, a few drops of aniseed oil can aid in digestion, especially after hearty meal. Aniseed oil can also help ease gastric, constipation, abdominal cramps, cold, congestion, allergies and flu.