Whole Organic Aniseed (Pipmpinella anisum)
The aniseed is a perennial herbal plant that bears white colored flowers with small oblong seeds. The seeds of the aniseed plant carry a sweet fragrance and an almost licorice like flavor. The presence of the compound anethole in the seeds is what gives anise its distinctive aroma. Originally grown in the Mediterranean and Egypt, Aniseed is now found all over the world.
Aniseed is available in both whole as also ground forms and can be used to add flavor to a number of food items. Aniseed as an ingredient is used in cakes and confectionary, soft drinks and alcohol. The benefits of aniseed are therefore wide ranging.
How to use Anise
You can use aniseed in many ways- the seeds can be cooked with, the herb can be infused and made into an aniseed tea or aniseed essential oil can be used to treat different ailments and medical problems.
There are many possible health benefits to this product. To learn more, research online.