Properties: identical to those of green anise:
General stimulant (cardiac, respiratory, digestive) and sedative of both organs
Galactagogue (which promotes lactation)
In moderate doses 'reconnects' the neurovegetative system.
Nervous dyspepsia, meteorism, aerophagia, bloating, nervous vomiting
Digestive migraines, vertigo and digestive glare
Colic (prefer fennel or green anise)
Cardio-vascular erethism (false angina, palpitations)
Asthma, bronchial spasms, cough
External Indications: is used in toothpastes as oral cleanser.
Whole or ground stars can be used.
Whole Stars: 1-2 stars for 1/2 liter of water, put in cold water, bring to a boil and cook over low heat 5 minutes and infuse 15 minutes. Soften with honey if you want to soften the drink. Very pleasant flavor. Drink during the day.
Moulue: 1 teaspoon for 1/2 liter of water, cook 1 minutes and infuse 15 minutes.
Possible synergies, choose a mixture of two - three plants and vary from time to time:
Star anise is very good in synergy with carminative plants such as green anise, coriander, cumin, caraway, ginger, cinnamon, clove, savory, oregano, lemongrass, basil, mint, juniper, hyssop, rosemary, sage , Fragrant verbena, lavender, lemon, savory, lemongrass, sage...