Star Anise has a sweet, aromatic taste that resembles the taste of black licorice.
whole stars are used to infuse soups, stews, and braised dishes. It can be added to alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages.
This spice is also known for its medicinal uses. In traditional Chinese medicine, star anise boasts stimulant and expectorant properties, and may increase libido and facilitate proper digestion.Research revealed that using star anise tea can help alleviate diseases like colic and arthritis.