Star Anise

Review Star Anise Forms and Sizes of Bulk Herbs Below

Common Names: Star Anise, Chinese Anise, Anise, Anise Seed, Anise
Botanical Name: Fructus Anisi Stellati
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Ba Jiao Hui Xiang
Star Anise Dosage:  Constult your healhtcare provider for your correct dosse.
Star Anise Precautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not confuse with Japanese star anise as that one is poisonous.

Star Anise Benefits & Information

Star Anise is a popular ingredient in both savory and sweet recipes.  It also offers many health benefits.  Traditionally Ba Jiao Hui Xiang warms the yang, dissipates cold, regulates the Qi and alleviates pain.  Star Anise contains carminative and galactagogue properties. It benefits the reproductive, urinary and musculoskeletal systems. Ba Jiao Hui Xiang has a licorice like taste that combines well with fennel, ginger, licorice, allspice and cinnamon.  It has natural antibiotic, antifungal, antibacterial and antioxcidant properties.  Ba Jiao Hui Xiang benefits digestion, memory and may help ease pain.
Star Anise Properties:  Acrid, Warm, Sweet Pungent
Star Anise Channels / Meridians:  Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Stomach
Star Anise Naturally Occurring Components:  evaporating oils, fat, protein, resin, tannins, farnesene, phellandrene, anethole, terpineol, bisabolene, methyl chavicol, terpene, caryophyllene, methylchavicol, safrole, terpenoids