Anise Star, (Illicium verum). Common Names: Chinese anise.
These organic, powdered anise stars from China ease lung inflammation, bronchitis, cough, flu, inflammation and respiratory tract infections. Boost libido and can be used by women to promote menstruation.
Ancients used it for protection, psychic awareness & lucid dreaming.
For Tea: Boil 8 oz water, add 1 teaspoon of the loose herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs or leave them in the tea for a super strong brew), steep 3 to 15 minutes. Sweeten with a natural sweetener if desired.
Nurture your body with up to 3 cups a day.
As a seasoning: Add 1/4 teaspoon to your deserts and baking. Europeans use Anise Star in cakes, cookies, and sweet breads. In the Middle East and India, it is used in soups and stews. Its licorice-like flavor is also popular in candies, and its oil is often used in fine liqueurs.
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