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Synonyms for anise

native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery

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Ashan (2011) revealed the positive modulatory effects of dietary senna and anise oil medicinal plant on broiler performance, blood biochemical and immunity parameters.
Other substances found in anise oil are anisaldehyde dianethole anisketone anisic acid p-methoxy acetophenone -himachalene and cis-anethole.
More pleasant attractants include anise oil or grape extract.
The main compound of anise oil is the phenylpropene trans-anethole (content: 90 - 97%), inducing the typical flavour of the crop.
The specially-trained officers also weeded out almost three kilos of Agarwood, which is used in incense and perfume, and six kilos of honey among freight which had been wrongly described on the packaging as anise oil.
Domestic licorice candy rarely contains natural licorice root; instead, it contains anise oil, which has a similar flavor but does not offer the same benefits.
licorice root has been replaced in domestic candy with anise oil, which has a similar flavour.
Anise oil has anothole (85 %) as active ingredient and also it has contained eugenol, methylchavicol, anisaldehyde and estragole.
Other possibilities, that anise oil many improved nutrient digestion and absorption by increasing the activity of pancrease enzymes [9].