Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.), is an annual important spice and medicinal plant belonging to the family of Apiaceae, and native to Mediterranean region. Today, anise seeds are an important natural raw material which is used for pharmaceutics, perfumery, food and cosmetic industries. Recently, this spice plant has drawn more consideration of consumers due to the antimicrobial, antifungal, insecticidal, and antioxidative effect of this herb on human health.
Harvest period: second week of June
Harvest method: manual