If you can't find Chinese five spice, substitute 1/4 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger, and ground anise seeds.
Accessing anise seed oil in New Zealand is expensive so other lotions and oils are sometimes substituted.
Dill is an annual, whereas fennel is perennial; and fennel has an anise flavour which dill lacks.
To treat a cough, make a calming tea from equal parts of licorice root, anise seed, mullein leaves and wild cherry bark.
For the pickled carrots: Combine orange juice, honey, anise seeds and salt in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
Some of the herbs that have been shown to help with inadequate or slow milk supply are raspberry, nettles, anise , fenugreek and fennel seeds and alfalfa.
Include a little toasted anise seed for its subtle licorice hint, and you'll stir up a combo like none you've ever tasted.
Cinnamon, anise , and peppermint oil were all probably added for medicinal purposes at first, but as before, people found that these tasted pretty darn good, regardless if you were sick or not.
The licorice-flavored seeds of the star anise fruit may now be a major weapon against global influenza.
A number of reputable establishments sell a variety of healthful infusions of juniper berries, anise , caraway seeds and other life-enhancing botanicals.