Star Anise, also called Chinese Star Anise and Star Aniseed, is a spice obtained from the fruits of an Asian shrub. It is so-named because the seed pods are star-shaped and contain a highly aromatic compound called anethole, which is responsible for the anise-like flavor of the spice.
Magical Uses: Luck, clairvoyance, protection, Yule/Imbolc work, calm
Elemental Correspondences: Air
Planetary Correspondences: Jupiter
Zodiac Correspondences: Pisces, Sagittarius
Deity Associations: Buddha, Quan Yin
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