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News of Star Anise

What is Star anise extract ?

Star anise extract is known for its strong licorice flavor and is often used for cooking and baking, especially biscuits and pastries. Most of these extracts are pure and natural ingredients. Star anise is a fragrant herb with licorice-flavored seeds native to the Mediterranean region. Star anise extract is made from the alcohol of star […]

Top 7 natural herbs for acne treatment

Acne is always one of our biggest troubles, especially during puberty. Currently, there are many acne treatment herbs widely used in the market. According to oriental medicine, the following Top 7 acne treatment herbs will help you fight acne worries. Star anise Star anise is a valuable medicinal plant, has many uses such as: treating […]

Amazing effects of star anise and white vinegar

White vinegar and star anise are familiar spices in the kitchen, but few people know, apart from the cooking uses, the combination of vinegar when soaking the star anise creates amazing effects. Combining vinegar and star anise will bring many effects to our lives. Put some star anise flowers in a bowl, then pour an […]

Where to buy Star anise in Viet Nam?

Where star anise is sold with the best quality, worth the money, the effect as expected initially is the concern of the majority of consumers today. The effect of star anise would be affected much if consumers cannot find a truly prestigious supply. The tiny star anise can bring a lot of benefits in life: […]

What does Star anise taste like?

1. What is star anise? Star anise, also known as staranise, star anise seed, which in Chinese means “eight wings,” is a spice-scented plant similar to anise, obtained from the fruit pod, year-round greenery native to China and northeastern Vietnam. Characteristics of star anise Average tree, 6-10m tall, with a straight, large stem, smooth straight […]

Star anise tree

1. Plant characteristics and distribution Trees 6 – 10m high. Straight branches make the tree slim and narrow foliage. Staggered leaves but often grow close to form fake loops, 4-6 leaves. Whether the leaves are elongated or oval-shaped raw edges are wavy or not. Leaves are easy to fall off branches if cut off leaves. […]

Lang Son – the main star anise planting zone in Viet Nam

For a long time, growing and selling star anise has become the main occupation of numerous people in Lang. High soil fertility, good drainage capacity, cool year-round climate, .. are favorable conditions for Lang Son to make star anise a spearhead in a socio-economic development strategy. Although star anise is grown in many provinces and […]

Vietnam successfully extracted shikimic acid from star anise

Experts at the Institute of Chemistry of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology have successfully studied the process of extracting shikimic acid from star anise to synthesize oseltamivir. If Roche has not yet granted a production concession to Vietnam, Vietnam will trade shikimic acid – the main ingredient of oseltamivir – for Tamiflu. Dr. Nguyen […]

Star anise and Anise

The world of spices in cuisine is extremely diverse and rich. Not only that, but many spices also have English names that make many people confused. 1. Star anise What is star anise? Star anise is star anise seed, a spice that is commonly used in the culinary world from cooking to baking. This is […]

How to identify high-standard Star anise essential oils

Essential oils not only bring fragrance but also aid the treatment of some common diseases. However, if accidentally choose to have impurities essential oils will harm health. How to identify high-standard pure essential oils? 1. Health affected if choosing poor quality essential oil Assoc.Prof. Dr. Tran Hong Con, (Faculty of Chemistry, Hanoi National University) said […]