Star Anise


Originating from Asia, star anise was a very much appreciated spice since ancient times, used to flavour food and drinks. The name derives from the distinctive star shape of its fruits.


Anise extract has many properties: it is used to prevent gastro-intestinal disorders, for its antimicrobial and antiviral action, as well as a diuretic and anti-inflammatory. In cosmetics, it is used for its antioxidant effects.


  • It has an extraordinary lifting effect
  • It prevents ageing
  • It eliminates impurities and has an anti-bacterial action
  • It eases the restoration of the optimal structure of the skin

You can find this ingredient in the following products.