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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Qin, "Illicium verum: a review on its botany, traditional use, chemistry and pharmacology," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
All plants used in the study (Salvia officinalis, Malva sylvestris, Illicium verum, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Mentha piperita, Chamaemelum nobile, Melissa officinalis, Rhamnus Frangula, Thymus vulgaris, Plantago lanceolata, Calendula officinalis, Tilia europaea, Aloysia citrodora, Linum usitatissimum, Syzygium aromaticum, Coriandrum sativum, Cinnamomum verum, Papaver rhoeas, Aframomum, Helianthus annuus, Cuminum cyminum L., Sesamum indicum, Coffea arabica, Curcuma longa, Equisetum arvense, Hypericum perforatum, Origanum vulgare, Rosmarinus officinalis, Camellia sinensis, and Vaccinium myrtillus) were purchased from a local herbalist in La Coruna and belonged to the pharmaceutical company Soria Natural, Soria, Spain.
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.
The FDA is concerned that in some cases, the commonly available Chinese star anise (Illicium verum)--which is generally recognized as safe--may contain Japanese star anise (Illicium anisatum), a substance that has been recognized as toxic in many countries.
The FDA is concerned that in some cases, the commonly available Chinese star anise (Illicium verum)-which is generally recognized as safe-may contain Japanese star anise (Illicium anisatum), a substance that has been recognized as toxic in many countries.
The true star anise (Illicium verum), identified by FDA as "Chinese star anise," ks generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use in foods.
Notifications received recently via the Rapid Alert System for Food (RASFF) have revealed that this problem is due to the partial or total substitution of the edible star anise (Chinese star anise - Illicium verum) by the toxic star anise (Japanese star anise - Illicium anisatum).
Anethole (1-methoxy-4-benzene-[1-propenyl]) is a phenylpropanoid that is principally obtained from the essential oil of star anise (Illicium verum), anise (Pimpinella anisum), and sweet anise (Foeniculum vulgare) and comprises more than 90% of the essential oil of these plants [1,2].
Immunology Molecular Characteristics of BSJY Extractives from Illicium verum Biomass.