Herb of the Day: Anise


Anise or Star Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
Parts used:Oil and Seeds
Anise is a great expectorant and it helps in preventing the formation of catarrh along the alimentary canal. Some herbalist believe that Anise appears to be high in estrogen, which will stimulate all the glands. It can be used as a diet aid as it helps lessen the appetite, problems with digestion, mucus obstruction in coughs and whooping cough. It helps stimulate the heart, liver, lungs and brain. Anise is one of the top herbs in lessening pain from colic.
Vitamin content:
B vitamins
Choline
Calcium
Iron
Potassium
Magnesium
Aids in
Appetite stimulant
Breath sweetener
Catarrh
Colds
Colic
Convulsions
Coughs
Epilepsy
Gas
Intestinal purifier
Mucus
Nausea
Nervousness
Pneumonia

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