Seeds are often used in applesauce, breads, soups, and teas to impart a licorice-like flavor. Leaves can be used in salads. (Pimpinella anisum)
Medicinal: Hot tea helps break up bronchial mucus. Anise is also a carminative - a digestive aid for relief of gas and cramping.
Growing instructions: Annual. Germination at 70°F in 14 days. Direct sow or transplant after last frost. Space 6" to 8" apart. Full sun. Does best in cool weather. 24" tall.
Packet: 0.75 g - approximately 145 seeds