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Illicium verum   Organic   

Star Anise is the pod which houses the famous aniseed. With a liquorice like taste, it is used to sweeten the taste of other herbal medicines and teas


Stimulating appetite, relieving gut troubles and common colds. Can help with a restful sleep. 

Botanical Name Illicium verum
Organic Status Certified Organic
Country of Origin India
Plant Part Fruit


Recommended use:

Tea infusions, iced tea, cocktails. Chinese and traditional medicine practices, star anise is steeped in water to make a tea used to treat respiratory infections, nausea, constipation and other digestive issues.

Care Instructions:

Avoid during pregnancy, breast feeding & with children under 7 years old.

Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.

Easy Recipe

Spicy Mint Tea


Pot to make 4 cups of tea


1 small bunch of mint leaves

4 sticks cinnamon sticks

3 star anis

6 cups water

1-2 thin slices of fresh ginger (optional)

1/2  lemon

Manuka honey to taste (optional)


Combine all the ingredients except lemon & honey in a big pot and bring to boil. Reduce heat & simmer for 10 minutes. Transfer into your cups & add lemon & honey to taste.