Star Anise (Ba Jiao Hui Xiang, Dai Hoi)


Star Anise are aromatic fruit pods from evergreen trees native to China and Vietnam. These "star shaped" pods carry a pungent aroma along with a sweet taste that is very similar to cinnamon or licorice. This spice is used around the world in cooking, baking, marinating or steeped into teas and elixirs. Star Anise is used in many popular Asian cuisine such as "Pho"(Vietnamese noodle soup), beef stews, and teas such as Chai. Star Anise also carry many health benefits and is used in natural remedies throughout many cultures.


  • Antiviral and Antifungal properties
  • Treats infections ( respiratory, urinary, ear)
  • Heart health
  • Fights flu symptoms
  • Aides with digestive issues
  • Treats nausea
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Improves bone health
  • Promotes skin health

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