Latin Name: Illicium verum
Deities: Apollo and Mercury
- Meditation Aid
- Prophetic Dreams
Burn over charcoal, add to charm bags, blends, use as an offering.
Star Anise is a member of the magnolia family. Its Chinese name, Ba Jiao Hui Xian, translates as 8 horned Fennel.
Star Anise has been used in protection amulets. It can be burnt on charcoal as an offering as you send your prayers out to the Universe. Burning before bed is said to promote prophetic dreams. Used in rites of passage it gives direction to the soul and helps one connect with its highest purpose. Drink Anise tea for psychic and spiritual development.