Star Anise


STAR ANISE

(BADIYAN KHATAIE*)


Star anise’s fruit is useful for the treatment of indigestion, fever, diarrhoea, dysentery, flatulence, catarrh and cough. Name in different languages:

English         -          Star anise

Hindi            -          Badiyan khataie, Anasphal

Marathi         -          Badiyan anasphal

Gujrati          -          Badiyan, Asphal

Bengali         -          Anasphal

Latin             -          Illicium verum, Illicium anisatum

Quality:

       The fruit of star anise is sweet, stimulant, peptic, purgative, expectorant and anodyne. Its use checks vatta disorders. It passes the urine out easily. Its excessive use becomes the cause of vomiting and unconsciousness. Star anise’s fruit is useful for the treatment of indigestion, fever, diarrhoea, dysentery, flatulence, catarrh and cough. The powder of its fruits is valuable to end indigestion and dyspepsia for vegetarian person.