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Benefits of anise
Anise seeds contain various fatty and essential oils, which include anisic aldehyde, methylchavicol, anethole, anise Ketola, sugar, anisic acid, proteins. Also Anicet contain vitamins of group B, ascorbic acid. And minerals: calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, iron, zinc, copper and sodium.The use of anise
Nutritional value of anise: water, 9,5 g, fat — 16g, carbs, and 35.4 g. the Calorie content of the product – 337 kcal per 100 g
Even in Ancient Greece used anise to treat stomach pain and as a diuretic. Modern medicine uses the seeds and oil of anise for the manufacture of various drugs. Anis has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antiseptic effect. It is also used as antispasmodic, diuretic, laxative and sedative. Preparations on the basis of anise is prescribed to normalize the functioning of liver, pancreas, coughs, colic, flatulence, gastritis and other digestive disorders.
Anis normalizes the work of gastrointestinal tract, increases appetite, eliminates headaches and depression, improves kidney, stimulates urinary function. It is believed that anise relieves frigidity, normalizes menstrual cycle, relieves menstrual pains, and in men, increases the potency.
Anise infusion or tea with anise has excellent expectorant properties and is used to treat cough. Many traditional recipes for cough include in their recipe anise and anise oil. When unpleasant mouth odor, in diseases of the gums and throat also used anise, which successfully solves these problems and improves the General condition of the body.
Contraindications to the use of anise:
Preparations of anise is contraindicated in individual intolerance, pregnancy, ulcerative colitis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, caused by high acidity.