Star Anise Vietnam – Cultivation in Lang Son northern Vietnam

  1. Star Anise Vietnam

Star anise, also known by other names like star anise, is a spice with a scent like licorice or star anise, but has a more spicy and astringent taste, very characteristic. In Vietnam, anise spices are grown and harvested naturally mostly in Lang Son, and some mountainous provinces in Northwest Vietnam.

Characteristics of star anise:

– Anise is the anise fruit of the star anise plant, or anise. Anise has 8 petals that spread out like flower petals.

– The star anise tree is 6-10m tall, has a straight, large trunk. This type of tree belongs to the group of small trees. The branches are straight, smooth, light green when young and gray-brown when old.

– Anise flowers grow singly or in clusters of 2-3 flowers in the leaf axils. The sepals are white, the edges of the sepals are pink. Petals are dark pink. Each flower has 5-6 petals. Flower stalks are short and large. Flowering time is around March-May.

Lang Son anise is the flower (also called fruit) of a family of small trees, 10-20m high. Anise plants usually have to be 5 years or older to harvest flowers.

But to get the best quality, most delicious flowers, it usually takes up to 20-30 years. Anise, therefore, in addition to being a spice, is also a perennial plant, associated with the lives of people in the Northwest mountains.

Anise is a rare medicine in Vietnam, which can be used to treat many diseases such as colds, pain, and prevent symptoms of infection. This medicine is commonly used in traditional medicine and is highly appreciated for its uses.


Star Anise Lang Son - Vietnam

Star Anise Lang Son – Vietnam

  1. What effects does star anise have?

As mentioned above, anise has many uses in many areas of life. Pharmaceutical treatment

Diseases that can be treated with star anise include:

– Treats cough and clears phlegm

– Colds, flu, increase resistance against colds due to weather

– Effective treatment of bone and joint pain

– Treatment of abdominal pain and symptoms of stomach cramps

– Treat bedwetting and frequent urination

– Treat bad breath

– Repels insects, soothes insect bites

– Diseases related to digestion such as: diarrhea, vomiting, dysentery

– Disinfect the air

– Stimulates taste buds

– Benefits milk production for breastfeeding mothers

– Treating snake bites

– Treat skin fungus and scabies.

Star Anise Vietnam

Star Anise Vietnam

In cuisine, star anise is an important flavor in the five-spice mixture. Star anise is also an indispensable spice in the broth of pho, stews, stews, stews, curries… both to add flavor and also to increase the nutritional value of the dish.

  1. Instructions for using northwest star anise
  • Cook pho broth: simmer over beef bones, pour in water the first time. Then add the bones and simmer at over 200 degrees Celsius for about 15 minutes. Grill star anise, cardamom, cinnamon, dried onions… into the pot. Then put the peanut worms into the pot. Simmer for about 30 minutes. Add enough seasoning and you’ll have a pot of fragrant broth.
  • When you have bone and joint pain, just use wine soaked in star anise to massage the painful area.

Notes when using star anise

  • Do not use too much anise, because anise contains toxic substances such as cis-athenol. Therefore, if used too much, it will cause poisoning.
  • Pregnant women in the first 3 months, infants, children under 3 years old, people with heat disorders and people who are sensitive to the ingredients of the drug should absolutely not use it.
  • If you use anise essential oil to apply to your skin, you should test it first to avoid allergies, redness and itching.

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Star Anise VietnamBrand/: Vietnam
Origin:VietnamReference price:5000$/MT
Unit count:USDPayment:TT or L/C at sight 100%
Delivery:14 days after signed Sales contractPort:Haiphong port
Supply ability:10 MT / MonthPacking:PP (net 25kg)

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