Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Anise (Sandwort)
Botanical Name   Pimpinella anisum
System Affected   gas, stimulant, asthma, breathing, aphrodisiac
Properties   very good for gas, check pain in bowels due to over-distention by gas. inhaling, or absorbing into body, the oil has stimulating effect. erection problems stimulates vital organs asthma bad breath promotes lactation expectorant, antiviral effects similar to estrogen, female sex drive
Description   a spice
Notes   used as a spice
Toxicity   none
Dosage   1oz powder to 1 pint water

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