Star anise wine is soaked from white wine (glutinous wine) with anise flowers. The effect of star anise wine is applied to massage limbs, cure rheumatism.
1. The use of star anise
Star anise has been used as a spice for food and medicine for thousands of years in our country as well as in China. Odorless star anise seeds contain only fatty oil, star anise oil used in the processing of star anise wine, beverage and candy, the attractive flavor of star anise is also used to stimulate digestion, inspire the appetite.
In traditional medicine
In Oriental medicine of our country as well as Japan, India, China, … when used as an analgesic and digestive ailments, people also use star anise seeds (star anise flowers) in alcohol as a skin massage. , anise leaves used to treat snakebites.
Western medicine considers star anise seed essential oil to stimulate, increase intestinal motility, cure abdominal pain, increase respiratory secretions to help digestion, relieve pain, reduce sputum, antibacterial, inhibit the growth of tuberculosis bacteria and Other bacteria should be used to disinfect skin diseases and scabies. Star anise is also used to use herbal-based insecticides, to kill lice, anger, and some parasites in cattle.
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2. How and how to use star anise alcohol
The way to make star anise wine is very simple, but it needs to follow the correct ratio.
– Prepare: 10 liters of white wine, 3 kg of dried star anise seed, large jar or jar.
– Pour wine into the prepared container then put in star anise fruit. Soak for 1-2 months before using it.
Note: when soaking alcohol in a clean place, avoid sunlight, tightly cover jars, avoid contact with external bacteria.
After 1-2 months, the wine will turn brown, this time it can be used. Use star anise alcohol to massage limbs or treat skin diseases. Take one cup at a time and use the alcohol to massage the area.