Anise Star also known as Illicium Verum a tree native to Vietnam and China. The oil produced in the star is used for treating colds and flus as well as a host of medicinal purposes. Magically it is used to help ward of the evil eye and disturbing dreams. May assist with finding happiness, stimulating psychic abilities, purification, and a restorer of youth. Used also to invoke Mercury and Apollo. 1lb in whole star form to be stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.