Anise: Properties and benefits

Anise is a plant with very interesting beneficial properties. It has been used since ancient times as a remedy to decongest and disinfect the respiratory tract even in the case of rather serious conditions. It is therefore also very useful in case of colds and flu since its strong anti-inflammatory properties act effectively against inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth, larynx and bronchi. It has antibacterial, antiseptic and carminative properties (facilitates the elimination of intestinal gas) and is therefore very useful for the health of the colon and intestine as a whole (promoting the correct functionality of this organ). It has analgesic and sedative properties which are very useful in cases of excessive nervousness or insomnia (as well as in cases of hysterical crises and epilepsy). Contains group B vitamins (essential for metabolism and the health of our nervous system), vitamin A (particularly beneficial for eye and skin health) and vitamin C (antioxidant and beneficial for the cardiovascular system) noche It has abundant mineral salts (calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, etc.) which give it tonic and invigorating properties for our body. It can also be taken in herbal tea combined with other herbs (lemon balm, burdock, hawthorn, coltsfoot, dandelion etc.) which enhance its extraordinary beneficial effects for our body.