It is also known as anise camphor. It is an organic compound that is widely used as flavoring substance. It contributes a large component of the odor and flavor of aniseand fennel, both in the botanical family Apiaceae. It is a colorless, fragrant, mildly volatile liquid. Most Anethole is obtained from turpentine-like extracts from trees.It is prepared commercially from 4-methoxypropiophenone, which is prepared from anisole.
Anethole is actually colorless and incredibly fragrant; it resembles basil. The compound is not completely soluble in water, which makes it better suited for ethanol. It's naturally anti-fungal and antimicrobial, which makes sense as the oils that it is often found in also share these characteristics. It holds common and potent antimicrobial properties that fight against yeast, bacteria and fungi.
Color: it appears colorless in color.
Chemical name: 1-Methoxy-4-Propenly Benzene
Anethole Essential Benefits:
It's great as a bug repellent that you can use on your body and also around the house. There are several oils that double well as an effective insecticide because of these properties.This compound also provides estrogen intrinsically, which means that for those who find they are suffering from a hormone imbalance, any type of oil that has this element in it would be helpful.
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