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An essential oil is locally distilled from the leaves of a small tropical tree, Clausena Anisata, related to the citrus trees. The tree is cultivated in Indonesia and in East Africa, but it is particularly popular in the Philippines where the essential oil is distilled and used for a local brandy, equivalent to the French anisette. The oil of Clausena Anisata is almost colorless or pale yellow and its odor is very similar to that of star anise oil.