|An overview on spices similar to anise is given under||Moini Arezoo, Nazemiyeh Hossein, Tansaz Mohgan, and others 5-2018 , , Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, Issue 5, Folder 20|
|, Hunan [ 湖南] and Guizhou [ 贵州]||Maryam Mosaffa-Jahromi, Kamran Lankarani, Mehdi Pasalar, and others 24-12-2016 , , Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Folder 194, Page 937-946|
Most imports come from China, but the spice is also planted in Laos, on the Philippines and even in Jamaica.
|The essential oil resides in the pericarp, not in the seed||Mohammad Mazaheri, Alireza Ghannadi, Awat Feizi And Others 1-2015 , , Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, Issue 1, Folder 20, Page 13|
|For other sweet spices, see||is responsible for anise's characteristic odor and flavor|
Fariba Karimzadeh, Mahmoud Hosseini, Diana Mangeng, and others 2012 , , BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Issue 1, Folder 12, Page 76.