Star anise, Chinese star anise, fruits sifted whole, Anisi stellati fructus, Illicium verum
Active Constituents: Essential oil (anethole, estragole), monoterpenes, flavonoids
Popular spice primarily used in Asian cuisine. Star anise has mucous and antispasmodic properties and helps with catarrh of the respiratory tract and digestive complaints.
Dried product, to use for spice, no contain viable seeds.