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Aniseed Oil Ph/Eur

We maintain a central European approved supplier of Aniseed Oil (Pimpinella anisum) Ph/Eur. This atypical API is blended, tested and certified in our GMP premises in Rutland, UK.

For businesses requiring bulk supplies of Aniseed Oil Ph/Eur, ensuring consistency and adherence to European Pharmacopoeia standards is paramount. GMP Pharma maintains rigorous quality control measures throughout the production and supply chain to guarantee the oil's purity, potency, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

From sourcing high-quality anise seeds to employing state-of-the-art distillation processes, every step must align with Ph. Eur. guidelines. Bulk buyers can rely on certified supply adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) with comprehensive documentation to ensure the integrity of each batch. With its diverse applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food industries, bulk Aniseed Oil Ph/Eur serves as a dependable ingredient of assured quality for various formulations.

We also supply Star Anise Oil (Illicium verum) which is permitted by some Pharmacopaia to be substituted for Pimpinella anisum under certain circumstances

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Aniseed Oil, known for its distinct aroma and flavour reminiscent of liquorice, is derived from the seeds of the Pimpinella Anisum plant, commonly known as anise. This essential oil has been used for centuries in various cultures for its medicinal properties and culinary applications. Aniseed Oil is obtained through steam distillation of the dried ripe fruits of the anise plant, yielding a volatile, aromatic oil with a characteristic sweet and spicy fragrance.

In pharmaceutical and medicinal contexts, Aniseed Oil is recognised for its therapeutic properties, particularly its carminative, expectorant, and antispasmodic effects. It is commonly employed to alleviate digestive issues such as bloating, gas, and indigestion. Furthermore, due to its expectorant properties, aniseed oil is utilised to relieve symptoms associated with respiratory conditions like coughs and bronchitis. Additionally, the oil is often included in formulations targeting muscle spasms and menstrual discomfort.

Aniseed Oil conforms to specific quality standards to ensure its safety and efficacy for pharmaceutical and medicinal use. The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) sets forth standards and guidelines for the production and quality control of pharmaceutical substances and preparations, including aniseed oil. These standards, outlined in the European Pharmacopoeia monograph for aniseed oil, dictate parameters such as the oil's appearance, odour, density, refractive index, and chemical composition, ensuring its purity and potency.

The Ph. Eur. specifies that aniseed oil must meet certain criteria regarding its physicochemical properties and composition to be considered suitable for pharmaceutical use. These include the percentage content of anethole, the primary compound responsible for the characteristic flavour and aroma of aniseed oil. Additionally, parameters such as acidity or alkalinity, solubility, and potential impurities are carefully evaluated to guarantee the oil's compliance with established quality standards.

Pharmaceutical-grade Aniseed Oil is subjected to rigorous quality control measures to ensure consistency and adherence to regulatory requirements. This may involve thorough testing for purity, potency, and absence of contaminants through analytical techniques such as gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. Manufacturers must also adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to maintain high standards of production, packaging, labelling, and storage of aniseed oil and other pharmaceutical products.

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