Idiom of the Day
talk (someone) down in price
to convince someone to lower the price of something
I was able to talk the man down in price when I was buying the stereo.
Benefits of Star Anise
Therapeutic Uses Benefits and Claims of Anise
The anise seeds have been used since ancient times for their content of aromatic essential oil in traditional medicine for cosmetics alcoholic beverages like anisette arrack ouzo and raki and in cooking.The ripe seeds of anise contain about 2.5% of fragrant oil that is responsible for most of the beneficial effect associated with them. The oil consists mostly of antheole and its derivatives like diantheole and photoantheole.