Aniseed Myrtle Oil
What is Aniseed Myrtle Oil?Are you not familiar with the word Aniseed Myrtle? Or perhaps this could be the first time you are reading about it, you are not alone, just sit back and relax. Aniseed Myrtle is also known as Anise Myrtle or Ringwood is an Australian rainforest tree that has aromatic leaves that are useful in making essential oils. The botanical name for this herb is Syzygium anisatum.
PropertiesAniseed tree features a dense crown and grows to a height of 45m tall. The leaves measure 6-12 cm long with wavy margins. When you crush the seeds, you get an aromatic fragrance. The flowers are white and emanate rich scent. The fruits are white capsules that look like paper and are 5mm long.
- You should not use aniseed myrtle during lactation and pregnancy.
- Keep away these supplements from children and pets.
- This herb is contraindicated for breastfeeding and endometriosis.
- Caution regarding anticoagulant medication, diabetes medication, hemophilia, bleeding disorders, hepatic ulcer and major surgery.
- Essential oils are potent extracts of a plant and should be used with much caution. Seek advice from a professional practitioner in case of any doubt.
BenefitsThe following are some of the benefits of Aniseed Myrtle nutrients per 100g. Energy-337Kcal, Carbohydrates-50.02g, Protein -17.60g, Fat- 15.90g, Cholesterol -0mg, Dietary fiber -14.6g. Carbohydrates as glycogen stored in the liver, convert to glucose whenever you need energy for the general functioning of the body organs. Proteins help in maintaining, building and repairing body tissues. We need an average of 20% fat for us to be healthy. Folates-10ug, niacin-3.06mg, pantothenic acid-0.797mg, pyridoxine-0.650mg, riboflavin-0.290mg, thiamin-0.340mg, vitamin A-311 IU, and vitamin C-21s mg. Vitamins help in reproduction, growth and overall good health. Sodium-16mg, potassium-1441mg. Electrolytes are essential for the maintenance of blood PH and muscle functioning. Lack of it leads to severe muscle weakness and contractions. Calcium-646mg, copper-0.910mg, iron-36.96mg, magnesium-170mg, manganese-2.300mg, phosphorous-440mg, selenium-5.0mg, zinc-5.30mg. Minerals boost the immune system and maintain fluid balance.
- Aniseed myrtle is used as an herbal tea ingredient and a flowering spice.
- The leaves can be purchased as dried or crushed to provide a strong aroma and taste.
- Anise Myrtle serves as a scented sauce in salad dressing and meats.
- This herb acts as a licorice flavoring agent to enrich the taste and aroma of foods and beverages.
- The supplements serve as an herbal infusion in sauces and marinades for baked goods and meat.
- Aniseed myrtle sells as Anisata spice that is a useful flavor in pastries, rice, ice-creams, seafood, desserts, stocks, biscuits, sauces, beverages, bread and tea blends.