The Star Anise is an evergreen tree with beautiful large flowers, known as Star Anise, is dried in the sun and used as a spice that has a sweet-smelling scent. The plant is warm and dry. Properties and Benefits of this plant: Improving digestive function, delay cataract development, reducing depressive symptoms, protecting against gastric ulcer, preventing fungal and bacterial growth, balancing blood sugar levels, having antispasmodic properties, increasing libido, curing Gall or Parasitic skin disease. Disadvantages of this plant: Due to its high similarity to the Japanese marmalade, it should be used with caution because the Japanese species is highly toxic and can cause poisoning, a Japanese Star Anise containing neurotoxin that may cause serious physical symptoms such as seizures, hallucinations, and nausea. so be careful when buying this plant that you buy a Chinese Star Anise. This plant has a severe reaction in infants and may cause death.
- Name: Star Anise
- Type: Medicinal Plants
- Scientific Name: Illicium Verum
- Product: North Vietnam to South China