Green anise is one of the oldest aromatic plants. It has been used since Antiquity, particularly for its digestive properties. Today, it can be consumed in different forms to benefit from its benefits: infusion, dried seeds, essential oil, powder... However, it is contraindicated for pregnant women or people with asthma. For everyone else, here are its many benefits.

Green anise seeds have a very characteristic scent and taste. Traditionally used in herbal medicine, they have a soothing effect on the digestive system.

Green Anise is the carminative plant par excellence. It is used in cases of difficult digestion and digestive spasms. It is consumed to relieve infant colic, coughs and bronchitis.

In women, it can be used to relieve painful periods or to stimulate breastfeeding.

In case of aerophagia, bloating, flatulence, difficult breastfeeding, colic, constipation and painful periods:

Pour the equivalent of 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of seeds, or 1.5 to 3 g per cup of hot water. Leave to infuse covered for 10 minutes. Drink 3 cups per day. Leave to cool or cool.

  • antispasmodic (trans-anethole)
  • carminative
  • expectorant (trans-anethole, flavonoids)
  • anti-infectives (trans-anethol, estragol)
  • stomachic
  • sedative (trans-anethole)
  • galactogogue

Active components
  • Essential oils: trans-anethol, thujone, estragol
  • Phenol acids and phenolic derivatives
  • Flavonoic glycosides

Precautions for use
  • Not recommended for people allergic to anethole.
  • The essential oil contained in the fruit is composed of an estrogen-like molecule, so it is recommended to seek medical advice in the event of a hormone-dependent illness.
  • For pregnant women and infants, only consume Green Anise in the form of an infusion and respect the recommended doses.
  • For infants, limit the quantity to 5 seeds in 30 to 50 ml of water for 10 minutes of infusion.

At aperitif time, green anise can be drunk as a hot or cold infusion. It's delicious and prepares the digestive system to do its work of digestion.

50g | 30 infusions
The indications given are not for therapeutic purposes but for informational purposes. They are based on the traditional uses of plants in herbalism. They are in no way equivalent to a medical prescription and cannot replace a prescription. To confirm the uses of this product, please seek advice from a healthcare professional.
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