Working with Anise
Anise seeds are carminative and expectorant, improving digestion and appetite. Anise is good for painful spasms of the digestive tract, especially in infants and children, and is used to increase milk production in lactating mothers. Anise seed tea is sometimes used for flatulent colic or nausea and is often mixed with other herbs to make them more palatable. A syrup made from the seeds is good for alleviating coughs.
Anise has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Anise
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.