- Latin Name: Pimpinella Anisum
- CAS No.: 84775-42-8
- Active Ingredient: 100% Anise Seed Extract
- Specifications: 12:1
Anise Seed has been used medicinally in Asia since time immemorial. It is uses as an expectorant and to boost the immune system. It is most commonly used as a digestive aid.
Anise is native to the Middle East and has been used a a medicine, and as a flavor for medicine, for many centuries. Ancient Romans used anise to aid digestion and ward off epileptic attacks. Colonists in the New World used it as a medicinal crop as well. The Anise seed is used as an expectorant, to assist digestion, fight infections and enhance milk production. It is also helpful for menopausal symptoms. Europeans use Anise in cakes, cookies, and sweet breads, In the Middle East and India, it is used in soups and stews, Its licorice-like flavor is popular in candies and Anise oil is used in liqueurs. Anise is added ti cattle feed as it increases milk production. In India, Anise water is used as cologne. It is used to flavor unpleasant medicines. Anise is also used in toothpastes, mouthwashes and soaps.