Indonesian Traditional Herbs Part 1: Anise

It is fitting for us to be proud with wealth that exist in Indonesia. Indonesia is rich in spices to make its own flavor to dishes produced in each dish. For this time we will recognize anise.

Anise (Pimpinella Anisum) is a plant that originated from the Mediterranean and West Asia. This plant has nearly about one meter high with a little pinnate leaf shape resembles a feather. The shape is oval, long About a 3 to 5 mm.

For flavor, anise has a flavor slightly sweet and has a distinctive aroma. Anise only used for cooking is also used to mix drinks in Turkey, Italy and many other countries. Anise used for cooking sweet and spicy cuisine.

Indonesian Traditional Herbs it also has benefits for health. The fruit can be used for anti-parasitic light. The leaves can be used to treat indigestion and toothache overcome. Essential oil can also be used for aroma therapy.