Star anise is widely used in Indian cuisine where it is a major component of garam masala,Apart from its use in sweetmeats and confectionery, it combines especially well with meat and poultry. Star anise is highly fragrant oil used in cooking ,perfumery, soaps, toothpastes,mouthwashes, and skin creams.
Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps and reduce nausea,provides antioxidants for the body,anti fungal and anti bacterial properties,fights cough and influenza, treating sleep disorders, boost immune system.
Consuming star anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion and constipation.
The shelf life is 24 months when stored cold and dry place.