olibanum of Java), corrupted in the parlance of Europe into benjamin and benzoin; camphor, produced by Cinnamomum Camphora, the "camphor laurel" of China and Japan, and by Dryobalanops aromatica, a native of the Indian Archipelago, and widely used as incense throughout the East, particularly in China; elemi, the resin of an unknown tree of the Philippine Islands, the elemi of old writers being the resin of Boswellia Frereana; gumdragon or dragon's blood, obtained from Calamus Draco, one of the ratan palms of the Indian Archipelago, Dracaena Draco, a liliaceous plant of the Canary Island, and Pterocarpus Draco, a leguminous tree of the island of Socotra; rose-malloes, a corruption of the Javanese rasamala, or liquid storax, the resinous exudation of Liquidambar Altingia, a native of the Indian Archipelago (an American Liquidambar also produces a rose-malloes-like exudation); star anise, the starlike fruit of the Illicum anisatum of Yunan and south-western China, burnt as incense in the temples of Japan; sweet flag, the root of Acorus Calamus, the bath of the Hindus, much used for incense in India.
Use a coffee grinder to grind the star anise to a powder.
Heat through and serve, removing the star anise.
Some (e.g. star anise) have poisoned babies.
anise oil was strongly irritant when tested at a 1% concentration.
It can also be used to substitute anise seeds in recipes - 1 crushed star anise = 1/2 teaspoon crushed anise seed.
anise hyssop Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) Perennial North American native produces fantastic spikes of purple flowers, which are loved by bees.
Our China 5 Spice is dominated by anise flavors, led by the star anise flavors, led by the star anise.
dryry spicing up soy sauce by adding four star anise, three dried chillies and twenty peppercorns to 300 ml soy.
For the catering sector, the company has also produced an easy-to-use boneless Chinese roast half duckling with oriental spices and star anise.
liquoricere they do contain real licorice as many are flavored with absinthe or oil of anise.
nelumbo nucifera - Anise fragrance, pink flowers with a yellow center.
star anise, three dried chillies and twenty peppercorns to 300 ml soy.
It could be mutton with tomatoes, onions and red-wine vinegar, or bits of duck with ginger, star anise and soy.
They represent a large number of classes of substances of which the most important are: (1) Hydrocarbons, such as pinene in oil of turpentine, camphene in citronella oil, limonene in lemon and orange-peel oils, caryophyllene in clove oil and cumene in oil of thyme; (2) ketones, such as camphor from the camphor tree, and irone which occurs in orris root; (3) phenols, such as eugenol in clove oil, thymol in thyme oil, saffrol in sassafras oil, anethol in anise oil; (4) aldehydes, such as citral and citronellal, the most important constituents of lemon oil and lemon-grass oil, benzaldehyde in the oil of bitter almonds, cinnamic aldehyde in cassia oil, vanillin in gum benzoin and heliotropin in the spiraea oil, &c.; (5) alcohols and their esters, such as geraniol (rhodinol) in rose oil and geranium oil, linalool, occurring in bergamot and lavender oils, and as the acetic ester in rose oil, terpineol in cardamom oil, menthol in peppermint oil, eucalyptol in eucalyptus oil and borneol in rosemary oil and Borneo camphor; (6) acids and their anhydrides, such as cinnamic acid in Peru balsam and coumarin in woodruff; and (7) nitrogenous compounds, such as mustard oil, indol in jasmine oil and anthranilic methyl-ester in neroli and jasmine oils.
Borage, sage, marshmallow, and anise can be used to treat a cough.
Vera Wang for Men - Vera Wang created a masculine fragrance as well, combining green mandarin leaf, nutmeg, leather, anise, sandalwood, and warm tobacco.
Men who appreciate a bit of warmth in their fragrances will like the anise, ginger, cashmere sandalwood and musk notes.
Madonna Nudes 1979 for Men contains top notes of olive blossom, citron and grapefruit peel; middle notes of cardamom, star anise and Tonka bean; and base notes of musk, tobacco and teak.
Trade is in wine and anise.
These include anise, caraway, coriander, dill and fennel.
You can add allspice, cardamom, clove, ginger, mace, peppercorns, or star anise to your mulled wine mix if you have them handy.
Commonly loaded with a combination of lemon, anise and cinnamon they have a uniquely rich and decadent flavor.
Ripe blackberry, jam, and anise highlighted a very well rounded wine.
The nose is earthy with tobacco, barnyard and anise overtones.
Anise, chocolate, ripe plum, and eucalyptus dominate the attack, which is formidable.
It has notes of wild roses and orange peels and hints at exotics such as white pepper, anise and tropical fruits.
Antidiarrheal: Paregoric, a liquid preparation containing powdered opium, anise oil, and glycerin, is sometimes prescribed for severe diarrhea.
Kumquat in Spiced Syrup with Cloves, Cinnamon, and Star Anise - A citrus cousin, this unexpected treat can be used in a variety of ways.
Occasionally, you will also find gingerbread recipes that incorporate cinnamon cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, or anise for an added boost of flavor.
You may also see herbs that have anti-spasmodic properties, such as star anise and fennel.
Give your filet an Asian kick with a spice rub made from Sichuan peppercorns, ground anise, salt, Chinese five-spice powder, and ground ginger.
Many types of licorice candy sold in the United States are flavored with anise, which doesn't contain glycyrrhizic acid.
Fans of the seductive scent of Very Irresistible Givenchy, a decadent blend of star anise, plum and Turkish rose, will flock to this light body lotion.
Other seeds are ground into a powder for use in cooking, such as anise seeds to add a delicious flavor to Asian and other foods.
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