Anise matalahuga or green anise
CAS: 8007-70-3 / 84775-42-8
EINECS / ELINCS: 283-872-7
|| 8007-70-3 / 84775-42-8
|EINECS / ELINCS
|| Pimpinella anisum seed oil
|| Liquid transparent and freezing.
|| Yellow to colorless.
|| Characteristic aniseed and sweet, note to anetol.
|| 0.980 – 0.990
|| 1.552 – 1.561
|| (-2º / +2º)
|Punto de inflamación
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (Active principles)
|| 0,5 - 3
|| 1 - 5
|| 0,1 - 0,4
|| 87 -94
|| 0,1 - 1,4
|| 0,3 - 2
The oil of Anís matalahúga essential is obtained by steam trawling of the Pimpinella anisum, also known as green anise.
It originates from eastern Europe and the Middle East, with the areas of Seville and Cordoba currently being the two main European centers for the production of this seed.
Plant annual up to 50 cm high, with straight, pubescent, rounded and striated stems, which are born from a woody root. Leaves petiolate, the lower heart-shaped and lobed and the upper linear lanceolate. Its flowers are formed in umbels of five petals and their fruits, 3-5 mm, are very aromatic.
The harvesting of the fruit takes place in summer, before its total maturity.
Related to the culinary traditionally use and the elaboration of liqueurs, although being very rich in anethole the traditional medicine the pcs for digestive problems, being good antiseptic and antispasmolytic.