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Herb Illicium Verum Star Anise for Culinary Use Medicinal Use

Xi'an Rainbow Bio-Tech Co.,Ltd | Updated: Jun 13, 2016

Basic Info

1. Description: An essential ingredient star anise for sale    
2. Specification: 
Type: Spice
Meets the standards of ISO
Appearance: Brown star soild
 
Properties
Illicium verum, commonly called star anise, star aniseed, or Chinese star anise is a spice that closely resembles anise in flavor, obtained from the star-shaped pericarp of Illicium verum, a medium-sized native evergreen tree 
of northeast Vietnam and southwest China. The star-shaped fruits are harvested just before ripening.


Culinary use
It is also used in the production of sambuca, pastis, and many types of absinthe. Star anise enhances the flavour of meat. It is used as a spice in preparation of biryani and masala chai all over the Indian subcontinent. It is widely used in  cuisine,morever, Star anise oil is a highly fragrant oil using in cooking, perfumery, soaps, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and skin creams. 90% of the world's star anise crop is used for extraction of a chemical intermediate used in the synthesis of oseltamivir.
Medicinal use
Star anise is the major source of the chemical compound shikimic acid, a primary precursor in the pharmaceutical synthesis of ant- influenza drug oseltamivi.  Star anise has also been used in a tea as a traditional remedy for rheumatism and the seeds are sometimes chewed after meals to aid digestion. In  traditional Chinese medicine ,star anise is considered a warm and moving herb, and used to assist in relieving cold-stagnation in the middle jiao.

Storage
Sealed, in cool dry place


Packing Details
Net weight 25kgs per carton
Or according to customers' request
Shipping
It takes 3-15 days for delivery after customers' payment , or depends on the order quantity.



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