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Star Anise Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Star Anise
Glycemic Index / Load
Indian Star Anise, Chinese Anise, Badian Anise
Botanical Name
Illicium Verum
Hindi Name
Anasphal, Chakra Phool
Chinese Name
Ba Jiao Lian

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Star Anise

Avoid use during Pregnancy.
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Star Anise is a tree.
It is an evergreen.
It belongs to the Magnolia family.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 15 M.
Best used for Stomach Pain.

In TCM :
Ba Jiao Hui Xiang : Star Anise Fruit
Ba Jiao Lian : Star Anise Root

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Materia Medica for Star Anise

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