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Star Anise, 10g
Botanical name: Illicum verum
Folk Names: Badiana, Chinese Anise, Aniseed Star, Annie Star
Powers: Psychic Powers, Good Luck, Studies
Magickal Uses: Star Anise seeds are burned as or in incense blends to increase psychic powers and abilities, they are also worn as beads for the same purpose.
It can also be placed upon your Altar to increase power - often in each of the Elemental directions.
Often carried as a talisman to bring good luck, Star Anise seeds are also used as pendulums quite effectively.
Healing Properties: When crushed, the oil from Star Anise contains thymol, terpineol and anethole, which are used for treating cough and flu. Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps and treat nausea. Consuming star anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion and constipation.
*Our herbs are packaged in little plastic ziplock bags with labels
**Medicinal properties are listed as a guide only, Lylliths' Emporium is not responsible for any misuse of herbs, resins, berries or oils - always seek professional medical advice before using natural therapies.
Information Sourced From: Cunninghams' Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham.
Wikipedia, www.anniesremedy.com, www.herbs2000.com, www.witchipedia.com, And our own private collection of grimoires and herbal lore