Skin Benefits of Star Anise ( Illicium verum )
1. For healthy and lustrous skin
Anethol is a major component of Star anise oil and its aroma makes it important too. We know the antispasmodic, antiseptic, sedative, digestive and stimulant properties of star anise very well. It has detoxifying properties too which helps you healthy and lustrous skin.
2. Relives Spots, Acne & damaged Skin
The Star Anise oil when applied on the skin it is helpful for instant relief from spots, acne, and damaged skin. It further helps you with soft, smooth, and glowing skin.
Chinese Star Anise is very healthy for human consumption whereas Japanese Anise is not safe for human use. The important side effects of Japanese star anise include seizures, restless jitters, nausea, and vomiting. You must confirm the type of Anise before consumption. And Because of the estrogenic properties present in star anise, the tea should be avoided by people with ovarian, breast or uterine cancer.