Anise Star Oil (Illicium verum) essential oil is good as a pain reliever and antisepttic. It also has decongestive and aphrodisiac properties. You can also use it to help the production of breast milk. It is also used for antifungal, antioxident, and stimulent uses. It is used to relieve indigestion and acute chest pain, as well as an expectorant.
When using topically or for a gargle, mix to or three drops wth either a carrier oil or warm water. Can also be used in a diffuser.