Star Anise 八角
-Star anise has a distinct licorice-like flavor. It’s a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine and can be used in soups, stews, broths, baked goods, desserts or steeped as a tea.
-Star anise is rich in antioxidants and vitamin A and C, which help fight free radicals that are responsible for early ageing and diabetes.
-The oil produced from star anise contains thymol, terpineol and anethole, which is used for treating cough and flu.