A spice made from the fruit of the Chinese evergreen tree Illicium verum – these star-shaped pods are known for being prolific as both a herbal remedy and in culinary uses. You can place your bulk order with us today.
Ground star aniseed has liquorice aftertones, similar to that of anise and fennel; although they are not related. Due to its flavour enhancing qualities, the spice is found most commonly in Chinese 5-spice and Indian Garam Masala blends.
It’s frequently used, alongside a range of ingredients and spices, in Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian and Middle Eastern dishes.
The spice is said to hold antiviral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties due to a series of health-promoting compounds including:
This impressive breakdown of bioactive properties historically promote good health and has seen the spice used throughout history and into the present.
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