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Anise Herb Seed

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Product Overview

Todd's Seeds is pleased to offer the Anise Herb Seed, a delightful and aromatic herb known for its sweet, licorice-like flavor. Anise, a flowering annual, is valued for its seeds which are used extensively in cooking, baking, and as a key ingredient in a variety of traditional liqueurs. The plant features delicate white flowers and feathery leaves, making it not only a culinary treasure but also an attractive addition to any garden. Anise seeds are celebrated for their use in flavoring dishes, confectioneries, and beverages, as well as for their digestive and soothing medicinal properties.

**Planting Instructions**

- **Sowing Time:** Best sown in late spring, after the last frost.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.5.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space plants about 10-12 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 7-14 days at temperatures of 60-70°F.

**Growth and Care**

- **Watering:** Requires moderate watering, especially during dry periods.
- **Sunlight:** Thrives in full sun.
- **Fertilizing:** Light fertilization can support healthy growth.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest seeds once the flower heads turn brown and dry.

**Health Benefits**

- **Digestive Aid:** Commonly used to improve digestion and alleviate bloating.
- **Rich in Nutrients:** A source of essential vitamins and minerals.
- **Antioxidant Properties:** Contains compounds beneficial for overall health.
- **Respiratory Health:** Used in traditional remedies for coughs and bronchitis.

**Culinary Uses**

- **Baking and Cooking:** Widely used in bread, cakes, and cookies for its sweet flavor.
- **Beverages:** A key flavoring agent in liquors like ouzo and anisette.
- **Seasoning:** Adds a unique taste to savory dishes, especially in Mediterranean cuisine.
- **Herbal Teas:** Can be brewed into a soothing tea.

**Simple Recipe: Anise Seed Tea**

A soothing and aromatic herbal tea, perfect for relaxation.


- Anise seeds
- Boiling water
- Optional: honey or lemon to taste


1. Crush a teaspoon of Anise seeds to release their flavor.
2. Steep the seeds in hot water for about 5-10 minutes.
3. Strain the tea and add honey or lemon if desired for sweetness.
4. Enjoy as a calming and soothing herbal tea.

The Anise Herb Seed from Todd's Seeds is an excellent choice for those who enjoy the sweet and aromatic flavors of anise. Its ease of cultivation and versatile use in both culinary and medicinal applications make it a valuable addition to any garden.

1 Packet: 5g

1 Gram ~ 600-650 seeds

1 Pound ~ 165,000 seeds



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