Star Anise

Star anise is an evergreen tree native to southwestern Asia distinguished by its star-shaped fruit and is widely used both as a culinary spice and in traditional Chinese medicine. This herb is known for containing shikimic acid, a compound used in the oseltamivir (Tamiflu®), a medication used under medical guidance to manage symptoms of influenza A and B. Besides its role in medicine, star anise is valued for its aromatic properties and is commonly used in cooking to add flavor to dishes. Traditionally, it has been appreciated for a variety of supportive properties, including its antioxidant and soothing qualities which contribute to general wellness. Star anise is also recognized in folk remedies for its potential to support digestive health and for its calming effects that may aid in relaxation.


Our products containing Star Anise:

Elderberry Tonic 16oz

Elderberry Tonic 32oz

Elderberry Mullein Tonic

Elderberry Chaga Tonic