Star anise is the star-shaped fruit of an evergreen plant known scientifically as Illicium verum. Originating in southern China, star anise has a licorice- or anise-like flavor, although it is not related to the true anise plants native to the Mediterranean basin and Middle East. Traditionally used as a spice and also as a healing herb, star anise appears to have medicinal properties that endow it with significant health benefits.
Health Benifits of Star Anise:Rich in Shikimic Acid, Antifungal Properties, Antibacterial Properties, Antioxidant Properties.
Nepali spices whether you like it or not they do have a significant mark in the world with a their sharp taste and excessive use of medicinal herbs. So in this category we have tried to include almost all the herbal spices that are used in day to day Nepali kitchen.