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aniseed

the liquorice-flavoured aromatic seeds of the anise plant, used medicinally for expelling intestinal gas and in cookery as a flavouring, esp in cakes and confections
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It could be concluded from this study, that supplementing anise seed or karkade flower at level of 6 kg/Ton feed improve broiler performance, decrease fat-pad, microbial count in the duodenum and colon.
Study Spell to assist in learningIngredients: Pouch, Eyebright herb, seven concentration incense sticks, parchment paper, Star anise seeds, Study oil, Yellow candle, Sodalite stone
loose black tea leaves 2 star anise or 1 teaspoon anise seed 2 cinnamon sticks (each about 3 in.
Coarsely crush 1/2 teaspoon cardamom seed and 1/4 teaspoon anise seed with a mortar and pestle or flat-bottomed glass.
Respiratory ailments: Turmeric, anise seeds and cumin seeds stimulate respiratory secretion.
Anise seeds are used as analgesic in migraine and also as carminative, aromatic, disinfectant, and diuretic in traditional medicine .
Prince, who has been having live demonstrations at the fair since Saturday, baked pastries and cooked English scones, fish stew with saffron and anise seeds, and dessert with toffee.
Cumin, fennel, anise seeds and cardamom made into warm drinks relieve gas, indigestion and gastric pain too.
Pan de muerto "bread of the dead" (serves 20) Ingredients: 125g butter, 125ml milk, 550g plain flour, 2tsp dry yeast, 1tsp salt, 1tbsp anise seeds, 190g caster sugar, 4 eggs, 190ml orange juice, 2tbsp orange zest, icing sugar, to decorate Method: Pop the butter, milk and 125ml water in a pan over a medium heat until the butter has melted and the mixture is nearly boiling.
As a customer narrates his woes of abdominal pain Nasser pops out the anise seeds, used to treat general abdominal pain, colic, indigestion, menstrual cramps, coughs and headaches.
CARRY fennel seeds, anise seeds or cloves to chew on after meals or whenever you feel your breath is in need of sweetening.