A spice commonly called star anise that closely resembles anise in flavour is obtained from the star-shaped pericarp of the fruit of Illicium verum which are harvested just before ripening. Star anise oil is a highly fragrant oil used in cooking, perfumery, soaps, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and skin creams.
Benefits of using Star Anise :
- Star anise most impressive benefits is its ability to deal with fungal infections and common yeast infections such as candida albicans
- Star anise essential oil is an excellent treatment for rheumatism and back pain
- Star anise tea is an excellent natural remedy to ease a cough and soothe your sore throat