Anise oil is a natural medicine. As part of a combination therapy, it is used to treat inflammation of the airways, cough, as well as in case of difficulty in sputum separation.
Release form and composition
The composition of the oil includes: 80% anethole, anisic acid, anisaldehyde and other components.
Anise oil is available in bottles of 10 or 15 ml.
Often the oil from anise is included in the composition of drugs, in particular: Depurfalux, Chest collection No. 3, Coldrex Bronch and others.
Indications for use
The main indications for the use of anise oil are inflammatory diseases accompanied by sputum: bronchitis, tracheitis, etc.
In addition, the drug is effective in flatulence, has a beneficial effect on the motor and secretory functions of the gastrointestinal tract, which allows its use in the deterioration of hepatic or gastric secretion and intestinal cramps.
According to some reports, anise oil in combination with other oils helps in the treatment of frigidity and impotence.
To stop using anise oil is recommended for people with anise sensitivity.
Dosing and Administration
The instructions for anise oil are several ways to use it.
For the preparation of bath with anise oil, you must add 6-7 drops in hot water.
With therapeutic massage, 4-6 drops of oil are added to the treatment base.
For the preparation of a compress should be undiluted oil in an amount of 3-4 drops applied to a moist tissue compress. It can be made of flannel, soft towel or gauze.
For oral administration, it is recommended to dissolve 3-5 drops of anise oil from anise in half a glass of warm water, adding 1 teaspoon of honey. Take up to three times per day.
In addition, anise oil can be added to the oil burner in the amount of 1-2 drops, which will be enough for a space of 5 square meters. m
Allergic reactions may occur.
To achieve a more pronounced effect in the treatment of cough with sputum, it is recommended to combine with expectorant and mucolytic agents.
Anise oil analogues are listed below:
- Bronhikum With;
- Dr. Mom;
- Chest elixir;
- Dr. Theiss and others.
Terms and conditions of storage
Anise oil should be stored in a place protected from light penetration at a temperature ranging from 2 to 15 degrees Celsius.
Shelf life is 1.5 years.