Aniseed Whole

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  • Description
    It is the dried seeds of Pimpinella anisum L. It has sweet aroma and flavour

  • Culinary Uses
    This delicate spice is being used as flavoring base for soups, sauces, breads, cakes, biscuits and confectionary. It is used as a flavoring base in the preparation of herbal tea; and a liquor called anisette.
  • Health Benefits
    Anise seed water is very helpful in relieving running nose condition in infants. The seeds are an excellent source of many essential B-complex vitamins such as pyridoxine, niacin, riboflavin, and thiamin. Pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) helps increase GABA neuro-chemical levels in the brain. Anise seed oil obtained from extraction of the seeds is found application in many traditional medicines as stomachic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, expectorant, stimulant and tonic. The spicy seeds are the great source of minerals like calcium, iron, copper, potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium. 100 g dry seeds contain 36.96 mg or 462% daily required levels of iron. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure.