The fennel tea is a popular drink in the homes of many Brazilians. In addition to being a tasty drink, it is rich in vitamins A, B and C, fiber, sodium, iron, potassium, zinc and copper. Its functions can be added to another extremely healthy ingredient; the star anise.Learn more about the benefits of fennel tea

Star anise can be used to combat flu, colic, gastritis, enteritis, gas, gastrointestinal spasms, coughs, bronchitis, as a calming and expectorant effect. What sets starry apart from other “anises” is its rich concentration of anethole.

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You can combine these two beneficial ingredients in a delicious fennel tea with star anise. Know the recipe:

Fennel tea with star anise


  • 600 milliliters of water;
  • 1 tablespoon of fennel;
  • 1 tablespoon of orange peel zest;
  • Star anise to taste;
  • Sweetener to taste.

Preparation mode

In a kettle, heat the water to a boil. Add fennel seeds, orange peel and anise. Boil for 3 minutes, turn off the heat, cover and let it steep for 15 minutes. Sweeten and serve very hot.