Illicium verum


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Related to Illicium verum: Illicium anisatum, star anise
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Synonyms for Illicium verum

small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative

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Molecular Characteristics of Biomedical and Bacteriostasis Extractives of Illicium verum Fruit.
Harvested just before they are ripe from the evergreen tree Illicium verum, the pretty star-shaped fruits are used to flavour sambuca, pastis and Galliano.
La expansion de la demanda de anis estrellado, Illicium verum Hook, ocasionado por la pandemia de gripe "A" durante 2009 produjo la escasez del producto y origino un fuerte aumento del precio a nivel internacional.
Summary: The present study compares the protective properties of aqueous extracts of five medicinal plants, Myristica fragrans, Illicium verum, Curculigo orchioides, Glycyrrhiza glabra and Embelia ribes against lipid peroxidation in mice brain.