Health Benefits:

Enhances production of breast milk
Fights bad breath
Relieves bloating
Relieves indigestion
Relieves sore throat


Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 23; Fat: 1.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 3.4g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 1.2g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 4%DV; Iron: 13%DV

Did You Know?

  • Anise seed water is very helpful in relieving running nose condition in infants
  • The seeds are chewed after a meal in India to refresh the breath

Ways to Eat:

  • Toasting seeds
  • Flavoring in soups, sauces, breads, cakes
  • Boiled
  • Baked


Farming Trivia:


  • Star anise (bajiao) is one of the most important spices in Chinese cuisine, and it is the dominant flavor in Chinese five-spice powder 

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.