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7 Health benefits for anise

7 Health benefits for anise

  1. Anise is one of the most popular herbal plants in the Arabic region; it's used as a spice to give a good flavor to the food. Also it contains aromatic volatile oils, so it's used as a primary raw material in the manufacture of many perfumes.
  2. Boiled anise syrup is used in treatment of abdominal pain and abdominal distension.
  3. Anise has antifungal and antibacterial effects against oral microorganisms, so it's natural disinfectant to the mouth and teeth
  4. On the same context, rubbing the teeth with anise seeds is very effective in teeth whitening. Also it's a good choice for elimination of bad breath.
  5. Anise is cough sedative, expectorant and bronchodilator; so it's widely used in cases of upper respiratory tract infection.
  6. Doctors recommend 1 cup of anise before bed time to avoid insomnia or any other sleeping disorders.
  7. Dietitians prescribe anise syrup mixed with cinnamon for treatment of anorexia, as it stimulates the stomach to secrete digestive enzymes and promotes the peristaltic movement of the intestine.

 

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