ILLICIUM VERUM also Known as Star Anise Of China
Illicium Verum

Illicium Verum

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Illicium Verum
Illiciaceae
Fruit, Oil
The plant is indigenous to tropical and subtropical east asia. it is cultivated in south east china and in indo – china.
Fruits
Star Anise Of China

Uses:

Fruits are used as condiments for flavoring curries, confectionery. It is also used in Perfumery.
Fruit is chewed to sweeten the breath and to help digestion.
It is stomachic and carminative.
It is used as an adjunct to cough mixtures and as corrective of taste.
Star anise oil is used in perfumery and soaps.
The oil is stimulant, stomachic, carminative, mildly expectorant and diuretic.