Star anise is a spice made from the fruit of the Chinese evergreen tree Illicium verum..

It’s aptly named for the star-shaped pods from which the spice seeds are harvested and has a flavour that is reminiscent of licoricey.

Because of similarities in their flavour and names, star anise is often confused with anise, though the two spices are unrelated.

Star anise is famed not only for its distinct flavour and culinary applications but also for its medicinal benefits.

Benefits of Star anise

  • Helps Relieve ulcer and constipation
  • Helps Strengthen immune system
  • Helps control sugar levels
  • Helps stomach bloating
  • Helps weight loss
  • Helps with coughs and flu
  • Helps with Asthma
  • Helps with menopause cramps
  • Helps clean respiratory
  • Helps strengthen stomach muscles 
  • Helps sleep and removes anxiety 
  • Removes bacteria from mouth
  •  Anti aging
  • Contains - Iron, magnesium, zinc, calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Complex.

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