Star anise pods on a wooden table
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Healing Star Anise Tea Recipe

Star anise tea has many healing properties. It has a strong licorice flavor with a sweet, spicy taste. 
Cook Time3 mins
Steeping Time15 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: star anise tea
Appliance: Kettle
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 star anise
  • Honey to taste


  • Boil the water in a small pot or kettle.
  • Pour the water over the star anise fruits.
  • Steep the mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the star anise and add honey to taste.
  • Serve hot and consume 2-3 times per day for best effects.
    Star anise tea in a cup and anise kept around the cup