ANISEED
Anise or Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum), is an aromatic flowering plant with many culinary and medicinal uses. It has been used in traditional medicine to relieve menopause symptoms, increase milk production, enhance libido, improve digestion, improve depression symptoms, and freshen breath
Anise belongs to the Apiaceae or Umbelliferae family of plants. Other members of the family include common culinary plants such as celery, carrot, fennel, caraway, and dill. The flowering anise plant resembles other members of the plant family when in bloom
The plant is 45-90 cm tall when mature. It produces stalks of small white clustered flowers. The anise seeds arise from these same flowers. It is native to the Eastern Mediterranean region, Southwest Asia, Middle East, Mexico, Egypt, and Spain. Anise is primarily cultivated for its fruit (seed)
Anise has a strong sweet flavor that is similar to the flavor of black licorice.

USES
(1)MENSTRUAL CRAMP
Boil One two teaspoons of aniseeds in a glass cup of water drink it once a day
(2)COUGH
Take one teaspoon of aniseeds boil it in one glass cup of water for 15minutes strain and drink once a day
(3)BAD BREATH
Chew 4 aniseed once in a day
(4)INSOMNIA
Boil one teaspoon of aniseed for 10minutes, strain and add honey for taste drink in once
(5)LOW LIBIDO
Chew half teaspoon aniseed once a day for two weeks
(6)JOINT PAIN
Soak one tablespoon of aniseed and one tablespoon of fenugreek together overnight, next morning strain and drink for two weeks
(7)CATARACT
Grind two tablespoons each of aniseed and coriander seeds to make a fine powder, mix the mixture with one tablespoon of brown sugar powder, take twice a day with lukewarm water for three weeks

SIDE EFFECTS
EXCESSIVE USE OF ANISEED MAY CAUSE
(1)NAUSEA
(2)VOMITING
(3)HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
NOT ADVISABLE FOR PREGNANT WOMAN AND BREAST FEEDING MOTHER