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This is the seed of the herbaceous Anise plant. A member of the carrot family it was used in ancient Greece and Rome.

High in the minerals essential to cardiac, bone and blood health - iron, magnesium, calcium, manganese, zinc, potassium and copper - that are needed by the body to turn food into energy.

The seed has a long history of use treating a wide variety of throat, bronchial and digestive conditions. It can aid in increasing appetite, reducing flatulence and nausea, increasing mother’s milk as well as reducing cramps and being known have a calming effect that soothes anxiety.

Aniseed is normally used as an ingredient in the following Healthelicious products: