Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum)
A herbal food supplement
Anise has a perennial, spindle-shaped, woody root, and a smooth erect, branched stem, about ten or twelve inches in height. The leaves are petiolated, roundish, cordate, serrate; flowers small and white, disposed on long stalks. Calyx wanting, or minute. The fruit is ovate, about an eighth of an inch long, dull brown and slightly downy. Not to be confused with Star Anise which is also often used in cooking.
Traditionally used to support those with feelings of nausea and flatulence, as well as infant gut health.
The loose dried herb.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: About 1 teaspoon of herb to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 5-10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired.
Drink up to 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.