Friday, November 04, 2011


Anise, Pimpinella anisum L., a herbaceous annual native to the Mediterranean region and Egypt, is cultivated in Europe, Asia India, Mexico, North Africa, and the USSR. The plant reaches a height of about 0.5 meters and requires a warm and long frost-free growing season of 120 days.
Anise is used for bloating, wind, colic and heartburn, digestive, restoring equilibrium, stress and irritation, tight chest, bronchitis, breath sweetening, antispasmodic.

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