Anise Herbal Remedies
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.
Anise Proper Dose
|Anise Decoction||1 cup 2-3 x daily|
Anise Reference Information
|Latin Name||Pimpinella anisum|
|Herb Forms||Bulk seeds.|
|Affects||Digestive system, Respiratory system|
|Cautions||Not to be used during pregnancy in large quantities.|
|Botanical Info||Annual which grows to just over two feet tall with basal leaves and small yellow-white flowers.|
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