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.
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.
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
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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
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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