Apiaceae (Parsley Family)
The genus name, Pimpinella, is thought to be derived from the Latin bipinnula, “bipinnate,” and indeed the leaves are arranged similarly on both sides. The species name, and many of the common names, are derived from the ancient Greek name for the plant, anison.
•Flavor: sweet, pungent
Anise seed organic whole
Avoid therapeutic doses during pregnancy except under the direction of a health-care professional.