Anise Herb

anise herb facts


Did you know that the Anise Herb is one of the most widely grown herbs in the world? Particularly used in the Middle East, this herb is often categorized as a “flowering plant” – its also the base for Anise herbal tea! 

The Anise herb is very similar to other types of herbs or spices such as the fennel. While the Anise herb serves as food to some insects (moths, for example), insects aren’t the only things consuming Anise. The Anise herb can be used to make several items like alcohol and tea. Today, we’re more interested in the latter, and how you can use the Anise Herb to make one of the most delicious cups of herbal tea that you’ll ever consume! 

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Star Anise Taste

star anise taste


Star Anise is a fruit that is produced  by an evergreen tree (Illicium verum), and it has many different benefits and ways to consume.  The method of consuming star anise that is included on this HTH Community is Star Anise Tea, a delicious form of  herbal tea.   Star anise is also used in other yummy foods and beverages including spices, candy, and certain forms of liquor.  The natural sweet taste adds a unique flavor profile   This article describes the unique star anise taste in detail.

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Anise Flavor

anise flavor


Anise is a plant that produces seeds with many different uses.  The primary method of consumption that is discussed on this website is Anise Tea, a popular form of  herbal tea.   The anise seeds are also used as a spice, in candies, and even liquor.  The pleasant anise flavor is one of the main reasons that it has so many applications and is so widely used.  This post is dedicated to the powerful anise flavor, and I provide details in the guide below.

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Anise Herbal Tea

anise herbal tea


Anise Herbal Tea is becoming one of the fastest growing herbal teas, and this growth rate is is definitely deserved.  I wanted to create a post dedicated to informing members of this HTH community about anise tea.  This post is a quick summary of the main facts associated with this type of Herbal Tea.  I have several other posts that discuss other areas of this tea in detail.  I include a link to my ultimate guide for anise tea below.

You can learn more about this tea on my Anise Tea Ultimate Guide

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Star Anise Tea Recipe

star anise tea recipe


I decided to make a post dedicated to supplying a great Star Anise Tea Recipe.  Star Anise Tea is a popular herbal tea that utilizes the fruit of Chinese Star Anise as the primary ingredient.  The tree (Illicium verum) is found in China and Vietnam.  This form of Anise Tea is similar in taste to Anise Seed Tea, but it is totally unrelated.

Before attempting to follow this Star Anise Tea Recipe, I suggest researching this tea in greater detail.  At the very minimum, you should review the best Star Anise to buy.  All of this information can be found in my Star Anise Tea Guide.

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Star Anise Tea

star anise tea


Star Anise Tea is a flavorful herbal tea that can be used to improve physical health and mental clarity.  It is made with Chinese Star Anise, the fruit obtained from an evergreen tree (Illicium verum) that is found in China and Vietnam.  It is named after its star-shaped appearance.  Star Anise has a similar flavor profile to Anise Seed Tea and licorice.  Learn more about this kind of Anise Tea on this detailed post.

You can learn more about this tea and its close relative in my Anise Tea Ultimate Guide.

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