Myroxylon balsamum – Plant Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae Type of plant: Evergreen tree growing to 140 feet with large leaves; flowers each produce a single seed that’s 3–4 inches (7–10 cm) long. Part used: Oleoresin Method of extraction: Solvent extraction/vacuum distillation Info: ...

Pimpinella anisum – plant family: Apiaceae/Umbelliferae Type of plant: Flowering herb growing 2–3 feet high with white flowers and fern-like leaves Part used: Seeds Method of extraction: Steam distillation Info: Aniseed is also known as anis or anise (not to ...

Angelica archangelica – plant family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae Type of plant: Tall herb with large flower heads carrying clusters of small, balllike green-white flowers Part used: Seeds Method of extraction: Steam distillation Notes: Not to be confused with angelica root ...