Anise Star

Anise Star
Illicium verum

Anise Star


Half Pound
$8.00 CAD
One Pound
$16.00 CAD


Half Pound
$12.00 CAD
One Pound
$24.00 CAD
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Properties and Uses:
The distinctive seeds and pods are used as a spice in Asian cookery, notably as an ingredient of Chinese five spice Powder. The fruits and foliage yield essential oil, used as a substitute anise seed flavoring, or, medicinally, to Promote appetite and digestion and to relieve chest complaints, rheumatism, and flatulence. The oil appears in soaps, hair oils, and Asian perfumes.

Herbie's Herbs' Tinctures

Herbie’s Herbs tinctures are alcohol-based preparations macerated in 50% distilled cane sugar alcohol at a 1:2 ratio. Read more here

Compared to other methods, alcohol helps extract nearly all active constituents from a herb yielding stronger tinctures that require a lower dose to attain beneficial effects.

Alcohol eliminates the growth of bacteria and mold while preserving the valuable constituents resulting in a much longer shelf life.

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