Star anise is an aromatic spice that is commonly used in cooking and herbal medicine. In addition to its culinary and medicinal properties, star anise also has spiritual properties that have been recognized in various cultures throughout history.
In Chinese culture, star anise is believed to have protective and cleansing properties. It is often used in feng shui and other spiritual practices to ward off negative energy and promote positive energy flow. The star shape of the spice is considered to be a symbol of good luck and abundance.
In Western herbalism, star anise is associated with the third eye chakra, which is located in the center of the forehead and is associated with intuition and spiritual insight. It is believed to help open and activate this chakra, allowing for greater clarity and connection to one's higher self.
In addition to its chakra associations, star anise is also believed to have properties of manifestation and attraction. It is often used in spells and rituals to attract abundance and prosperity, as well as to enhance intuition and psychic abilities.
Whether used in cooking, herbal medicine, or spiritual practices, star anise is considered to be a powerful plant ally that can support physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. As with any spiritual practice, it is important to approach star anise and other herbs with intention, respect, and gratitude for their gifts and blessings.
Magical Uses: Luck, clairvoyance, protection, Yule/Imbolc work, calm
Elemental Correspondences: Air
Planetary Correspondences: Jupiter
Zodiac Correspondences: Pisces, Sagittarius
Deity Associations: Buddha, Quan Yin
Botanical Name: Illicium Verum
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