tree reminds the
, for its beautiful demeanor, and the
, for its decorative flowers. All it comes off
very pleasant aroma similar to that of
more intense. It
introduced in Europe at the end of the seventeenth century, when the spices orientales use
at its peak.
originated from southern China, Korea and Japan. Is also cultivated in the southeastern United States and elsewhere in hot and humid in the
tree of the
of Magnoliáceas, which reaches from 2 to 5 meters in height. Their bark is white and
and so lanceolate. Its star - shaped fruits are 8 to 12 point,
Properties and indications:
, despite belonging to different botanical
, contains the same active ingredient,
substance rich in anethole. That is why their properties are similar to those of
: eupéptico (facilitates digestion) and
) It is very useful in cases of heavy digestions,
(excess gas) For his action slightly antispasmodic relieves the spasms of the hollow viscera (
, uterus, etc.
when prepared in infusion is needed with the lowest proportion
, which is more concentrated enough with 2 or 3 fruit per cup, 2 to 3 cups per day, after meals. In the dry run
100 to 300 milligrams
the essence of star
, for its high content anethole,
toxic effects on the
(delirium and convulsions) when taking high doses.
beverages made with this substance, can cause poisoning.