Organic Anise Star, Whole

Select a Method


Our site is undergoing maintenance right now. You can still purchase this item at

Anise star, sometimes referred to as star anise, is a star-shaped dark brown pod with eight segments. Anise star has been used as a spice and as medicine for over 3,000 years and, similarly to fennel, is known for its anise-like flavor. Anise star is used in Chinese, Indian and Indonesian cuisine and is a common ingredient in garam masala and Chinese five spice blends.

Anise star is a great addition to any mulling spice blend and can add a burst of flavor to any soup. To use in a broth, add 1-2 anise stars to 4 cups or broth to bring out an herbal flavor.

Anise star is used commonly in Traditional Chinese medicine to potentially aid in digestion and boost the immune system.

*Images are representations only, and may not be a direct reflection of the shipped product

Our ingredients are sourced from the highest quality growers around the world, with consistent and large production quantities available. Whatever your needs, you've found a partner dedicated to providing quality ingredients that make your business stand out, with a level of service that you can rely on.

All of our methods, are completely compatible with the full USDA Organic standard, while managing to meet - or surpass - strict FDA regulated safety standards. Our key technologies include: Steam Treated Spice, Steam Treated Spices.


Aleppo Pepper - Spicely Organics

Spicely Organic

Aleppo Pepper $5.99

Epazote - Spicely Organics

Spicely Organic

Epazote $5.99

Customer Reviews