ANISE: Illicium verum (Star Anise, Chinese). Aromatic oil useful in flavouring, stimulating and warming. Use with care; strong effect on nervous system.
ANISE: Pimpinella anisum (European Anise oil, Russia). Helps to loosen mucus, and can relieve congestion in asthma and hayfever. Inhalation. Used in nausea, migraine, vertigo, palpitations. A drop on the tongue deodorises breath, and can relieve flatulence and acidity. Use with care; strong effect on nervous system.