Whole Star Anise Use in sweet and savory recipes. Use in herbal tea mixtures. Make a decoction. Different methods of using herbs
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Starwest Botanicals

Star Anise (Ba Jiao Hui Xiang) Organic Whole 1 lb - Starwest Botanicals

$66.99

Herbal Information for Orgranic Star Anise in Whole Form

Common Name:   Star Anise

Botanical Name:  Illicium verum fruit

Channels/Meridians:   Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Stomach

Other Names:  Chinese Anise, Anise,  Fructus Illicii Veri, 

Pin Yin Name:   Ba Jiao Hui Xiang

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   1 pound

Form:   Whole Form

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Starwest Botanicals 

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not give to children under the age of 12. Do not confuse with Japanese star anise as that one is poisonous.

California Prop 65 

Information about About Star Anise

Benefits of Star Anise

Although Star Anise has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, it is relatively new to pharmacology and up until now has been used mostly as a cooking spice. Its licorice-like flavor is popular in candies. Star Anise mixes well with fennel, ginger, licorice, allspice, and cinnamon. It is a very pleasant combination for the long winter nights.

Product Properties:   Acrid, Warm

Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:   d-pinene, I-phellandrene, α-terpineol

 Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket      

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

Laboratory Analysis

Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.

Why use Chinese Bulk Herbs?
Traditional Chinese Medicine curative herbal formulas have been developed, improved and perfected for over 5000 years.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.

As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.

Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health.   

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    Herbal Information for Orgranic Star Anise in Whole Form

    Common Name:   Star Anise

    Botanical Name:  Illicium verum fruit

    Channels/Meridians:   Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Stomach

    Other Names:  Chinese Anise, Anise,  Fructus Illicii Veri, 

    Pin Yin Name:   Ba Jiao Hui Xiang

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

    Package Size:   1 pound

    Form:   Whole Form

    Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

    Origin: China

    Brand: Starwest Botanicals 

    Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not give to children under the age of 12. Do not confuse with Japanese star anise as that one is poisonous.

    California Prop 65 

    Information about About Star Anise

    Benefits of Star Anise

    Although Star Anise has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, it is relatively new to pharmacology and up until now has been used mostly as a cooking spice. Its licorice-like flavor is popular in candies. Star Anise mixes well with fennel, ginger, licorice, allspice, and cinnamon. It is a very pleasant combination for the long winter nights.

    Product Properties:   Acrid, Warm

    Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:   d-pinene, I-phellandrene, α-terpineol

     Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket      

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

    Laboratory Analysis

    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

    Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

    Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.

    Why use Chinese Bulk Herbs?
    Traditional Chinese Medicine curative herbal formulas have been developed, improved and perfected for over 5000 years.

    Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.

    As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.

    Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health.   

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    SKU: 209703-01
    Global Trade Item Number: 767963020031
    Manufacturer Part Number 209703-01
    Condition: New
    Availability: Usually ships in 1 business day.
    Width: 3.00 (in)
    Height: 7.00 (in)
    Depth: 3.00 (in)