Experts describe the aroma as intensely sweet and clean. For decades it has been a flavoring used in candies, medicines, and tobacco. In aromatherapy its uses are extensive. Stimulating and listed as antispasmodic and sedative it restores equilibrium to autonomic nervous system. Anise Seed blends well with cilantro, black pepper, cumin, fennel and citrus oils. Mask obnoxious odors with Anise Seed, particularly fishy smells.