Anise Star is a well known ingredient in protective and meditative incenses and is sometimes used as a charm for these purposes. It is also connected to Masculine Energy, Jupiter and Air.
Description: Illicium verum is a medium-sized evergreen tree native to northeast Vietnam and southwest China. A spice commonly called star anise,
star anise seed, Chinese star anise or badiam that closely resembles anise in flavor is obtained from the star-shaped pericarp of the fruit of Illicium
verum which are harvested just before ripening.
Botanical Name: Illicium verum
Common Names: Chinese star anise, takkola
Medicinal Part: Seed pod
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