TRS Star Anise/ Ananas flower

Size: 50 g

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Star anise is the dried, star-shaped fruit of Illicium verum. It is dark brown in colour with eight segments. It has a sweetish licorice taste. It is a major component of garam masala, in Indian cuisine. It has a sweet but pungent, fennel-like aroma with a spicy warmth.

Nutritional Facts:
  • Calories: 14,
  • Carbs: 3 g,
  • Fat: 0 g,
  • Protein: 1 g.
  • The oil produced from star anise contains thymol, terpineol and anethole, which is used for treating cough and flu.
  • Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps and reduce nausea.
  • Consuming star anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion and constipation.
How to Use:
  • Star anise traditionally is used in savory recipes, particularly with meats.
  • It often is added whole to soups, stews and braising broths, to which it adds a sweet-licorice-peppery flavor.