Star Anise is a tree that can grow up to 30 feet tall which grows Asia. The seeds of the Star Anise tree are used as an expectorant and anti-spasmodic for the gastro-intestinal tract. The essential oils of the seed act on the smooth muscle of the gastrointestinal tract and the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract.
Anti-spasmodic: This herb prevents and relieves spasms
Expectorant: This herb encourages the loosening of phlegm from the respiratory tract