Anise Myrtle Essential Oil (Aniseed Myrtle Oil)

Anise Myrtle (Syzygium anisatum) Essential Oil
5 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

The best Anise ever, fresher and more intense Good for calming, relaxing going to bed at night, air freshening, grounding, calming, masks other scents and bad smells.


Clear selection

Anise Myrtle Essential Oil (Aniseed Myrtle Oil)

Anise Myrtle is far fresher and a little stronger and purer in its Aniseed aroma than regular Aniseed essential oils.

Anise Myrtle is simply the best Aniseed type essential oil in the world.

Botanical name  Syzygium anisatum (previously Backhousia anisata)

Ingredients 100% v/v pure Anise Myrtle essential oil.

Anise Myrtle Essential Oil Aroma

Licorice, aniseed, fresher and more pleasant than traditional aniseed. Pleasant for all the family, including children.

Anise Myrtle Essential Oil Benefits

Ideal for relaxing, resting in the bedroom at night, a great air freshener, grounding, calming, masks bad scents and bad flavours.

Anise Myrtle Essential Oil Uses

Add drops to an oil burner, diffuser, potpourri, massage oil. Use in washing products to eradicate or mask bad smells. Use in cleaning animals blankets and animal kennels. Anise Myrtle oil can be used to attracts fish.

Anise Myrtle leaves and flower (Syzygium anisata) previously known as Aniseed Myrtle (Backhousia anisata), found naturally in Australia's rainforests

Anise Myrtle leaves and flower (Syzygium anisata), found naturally in Australia’s rainforests


Directions and More Uses

Aromatherapy Oil

Add 2 to 4 drops in an oil burner, a couple of drops in a diffuser, 1 to 2 drops into a bath.

Blend Anise Myrtle Essential Oil with

Aniseed, Cardamon, Cedarwood, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Manadarin, Niaouli, Petegrain, Rosewood and Tea Tree.

Massage with Anise Myrtle Essential Oil 

1 drop per 20ml of carrier oil (Anise Myrtle oil can cause skin sensitisation).

Mix Anise Myrtle Oil into 

Body soaps, laundry liquids, at 0.5% to 1%

Food Flavouring with Anise Myrtle Essential Oil

Pure Anise Myrtle essential oil is not yet formally approved for use in food flavouring liquid. In the future the oil should be used, as it has great potential in alcoholic drinks to flavour like Sambuca or Ouzo or blending into ice cream or dessert dishes.

Key Chemical Constituents of Anise Myrtle Essential Oil

trans-anethole usually around 85% or more, which is equal or more than traditional Aniseed or Star Anise.


Avoid using during pregnancy, Anethole can be irritating to the skin. Keep out of reach of children, store away from sunlight,and store below 30 degrees.

Anise Myrtle essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves

Anise Myrtle essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves

Natural Occurrence in Australia 

A very rare rainforest tree to 40 metres, now grown in plantation, naturally found on the east coast of New South Wales in temperate rainforests.

Physical and Chemical Properties of Anise Myrtle Essential Oil

Colourless to pale yellow or faint purple colour, watery viscosity, fresh, pleasant licorice or anise aroma.

Farming  of Anise Myrtle Essential Oil

Anise Myrtle is grown in plantations, near Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
Anise Myrtle essential oil is extracted via a 1 hour steam distillation of the stems and branches.

History – Anise Myrtle essential oil

Indigenous Usage

Anise Myrtle’s indigenous knowledge in its natural distribution has been largely lost but it is certain the plant and leaves would have been used.

Early European Usage

The trees were temporarily harvested during World War 2, when aniseed flavouring was in short supply in Australia.

Present Day Usage

Bush Tucker pioneers rediscovered the plant and began selecting the best varieties, plantations were established, near Byron Bay, New South Wales.

Anise Myrtle leaf has been demonstrated that the leaf/herb has upto 5 times more antioxidants than Blueberries, it is also high in Lutein, Magnesium, Calcium, Manganese and Vitamin E in comparison to Blueberries.

Typical Constitution of Anise Myrtle Essential Oil 

alpha-phellandrane                                 0.8%
1,8-cineole                                                 2.0%
estragole (methyl chavicol)                     9.2%
z-anethole (cis-)                                        0.3%
e-anethole (trans)                                  87.4%

Optical Rotation@ 20C: +3.5 – +12.0
Relative Density@ 20C: 0.895-0.915
Refractive index @ 20C: 1. 488-1.49
Flash Point 63C or 145.4F

Additional Information

Weight .25 kg

12ml, 25ml, 100ml, 1kg

1 review for Anise Myrtle Essential Oil (Aniseed Myrtle Oil)

  1. 5 out of 5


    Fantastic Stuff!!

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *