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Steep 1 to 2 teaspoons of crushed anise seeds in one
cup of boiling water for about 10 or 15 minutes, then
strain. One cup in the morning, and one again in the
** Some people may be allergic to anise, and may
experience respiratory or dermatalogical reactions.
In normal amounts stated above, the vast majority
of anise users will not have a problem.
** In my opinion, it's not a good idea to try using
anise oil. Anise oil can cause severe reactions;
from nausea to vomiting, to seizures, and fluid in
the lungs. This is only using 1 millileter! My best
advice is to stay away from anise oil.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|