NATIONAL HERBS AND SPICES DAY — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Celebrating flavor each year on June 10th, National Herbs and Spices Day recognizes the diversity and quality offered by using both fresh and dried herbs and spices in your cooking. All year long, herbs and spices are essential to cooking. But as the summer heats up, developing a knack for cooking with fresh herbs will […]

NATIONAL HERBS AND SPICES DAY — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Food as Medicine: Anise (Pimpinella anisum, Apiaceae) — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Anise or aniseed (Pimpinella anisum, Apiaceae) is an herbaceous annual that grows to almost a meter (3.3 feet) in height.1,2 The lower leaves of the plant are dark green, heart-shaped, and shallowly lobed, while the upper leaves are feathery. In the summer, the plant produces small, white flowers in an umbrella-shaped head, and, in the fall, these flowers produce aromatic […]

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