Star Anise, Whole Star Anise, Natural Star Anise | Chakra Phool


Star Anise has a very strong, distinct flavor that is sweet and spicy and should be used in small quantities. Although the flavor of star anise is generally sweet and it is commonly used in savory dishes. Star anise is usually used for culinary purposes, especially in Chinese, Indian, Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines, and/or added to alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The star anise plant has decorative purposes too, especially in tropical climates, because of its small, scented flowers and fragrant leaves.

Star Anise can have medicinal purposes as well. Star anise seeds can also help aid digestion when you chew on themand using star anise in tea can help lessen certain diseases.


  • Pleasant Presence
  • Sweet and Spicy
  • Free from Artificial Flavor


Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Sys Trier Morch

Couldn't find star anis anywhere, and I really wanted to make things like Vietnamese pho and Thai green curry dishes from scratch. Finally, I found them at NY Spice and they came so fast!!

Hello Sys Trier Morch,
Thank you for leaving a 5-Star review. We are happy to hear you got your desired star anise here at NY Spice Shop. At NY Spice Shop, we continuously strive to serve you better. Looking forward to serving you in the future!

Nicole Taft

A lot of them were broken. I use them for art projects

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John Peters

Haven't used it yet but making mulled wine and needed this spice thanks

Thank you for the wonderful review and for taking the time to share your feedback with NY Spice Shop. Our priority is customer service and we are ecstatic that we met that mark! Kind folks like you make our job a pleasure. We look forward to seeing you again.