Star Anise Organic
This variant is currently sold out.
Latin Name: Illicium verum
Common Names: Anise Star
Star anise has mahogany colored star shaped fruit with an aroma similar to anise seed. The essential oil of star anise resides in the pericarp or fruit wall, not the seeds. It has an aroma that is pungent and lingering like licorice, with warm sweet spice notes of clove and cassia.