Organic Anise Star Pods
Organic Anise Star Pods
What does anise star look like
Organic Anise Star Pods
Organic Anise Star Pods
Organic Anise Star Pods
Organic Anise Star Pods
Organic Anise Star Pods
  • 0.1 OZ ecoBox
  • ecoBox Case (Pack of 6)
  • 0.5 OZ Glass Jar
  • Glass Jar Case (Pack of 3)

Organic Anise Star Pods

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What is Anise Star: sometimes referred to as star anise, is a star-shaped dark brown pod with eight segments. It is used in Chinese, Indian, and Indonesian cuisine and is a common ingredient in garam masala and Chinese five spice blends. We carry Illicium Verum, which is often referred to as Chinese star anise, although ours mostly comes from Vietnam. 

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 of broth to bring out a herbal flavor.

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

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.

 

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