|Zone:||Not hardy; grow as an annual|
General:An annual, herbaceous plant with finely-leafed foliage. Small white flowers in midsummer. The grey-green, pear-shaped fruits are thickly covered with hair. Very aromatic. Leaves & seeds used in cooking. Plant is said to aid digestion.
Culinary Uses: Primarily associated with cakes, biscuits, and confectionery, as well as rye bread. Can also be to flavor fish, poultry, soups, and root vegetable dishes.
Medicinal Uses: Some components of aniseed are known to have calming effects that can relieve anxiety and nervousness. Also may aid in digestion and relieving upset stomachs.
|Uses*:||Aromatic, Culinary, Deer Resistant, Medicinal|