Fruits of anise due to the rich content of essential oil have brought up, antiseptic and antispasmodic action. Moreover anise acts diaphoretic and temperature decreasing.
Fruits of anise enjoy great popularity as a remedy for cough of various origins. Contribute to the dilution and removal of bronchial secretions (secretolytic action). Apply for angina, laringitis hoarse voice, pharyngitis, chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma. In folk medicine, anise is also used in various diseases of the gastrointestinal tract - Astrit, enterocolitis painful colic, flatulence (gas) and others. Apply even in diseases of the urinary system - inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, kidney disease and others.
In folk medicine, anise is used to stimulate milk secretion in nursing mothers.