Star anise is a liquorice-tasting spice that is used in many Asian and Indian dishes. This spice is also used as a medicinal herb.
Star anise, which comes from the Illicium verum plant, has been used for many years as a herbal remedy for intestinal bloating, gas and as a digestive aid.
Liquorice-tasting foods, Asian cuisine, Indian cuisine, Liquor
Illicium verum, star aniseed, Chinese star anise