Superfood - Aniseed Herb

Superfood Aniseed PlantBotanical name: Agastache mexicana

Health Benefits of Aniseed Herb

Aniseed contains antioxidants that can aid in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

The extremely aromatic young leaves can be used to make a delicious tea, whereas older leaves are added to salads or cooked dishes.

The seed heads can be dried and used in flower arrangements.

A native of North America.

Growing Aniseed Herb

Prefers a warm sunny position that is well sheltered in light or medium, well-drained soil.

Extremely drought tolerant and highly attractive to bees and birds.

Aniseed Herb Recipe

Lemonade

  • 2 large lemons squeezed (about 80ml juice), add 50g sugar and 5 shoot tips of the Aniseed plant (8-10cm long) and a tiny pinch of salt in a bowl with the juice.
  • Mix well with a blender and then pour through a sieve and refrigerate.
  • Add 1 litre of mineral water, it is now ready to drink.

 

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