Plant Part: Seeds
Origin Country: China
Method of Processing: Steam distillation
Common Use(s): Beverage flavoring, Cough medicine
Bio: Historically, anise has been used as a beverage flavoring ingredient, while the fruit that anise bares can be distilled to obtain an essential oil. This oil is well versed in the respiratory system, aiding in coughing, bronchitis, and other issues amongst those lines.