won't it be surprising to know that aniseed has been cultivated in Egypt for almost 4000 years?? And is still in usage till the date. it would be wrong to consider that aniseed only uses in culinary and perfumery. but to surprise you, because of its antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties, it's a boon for human health too. aniseed helps in easy digestion of heavy food and keep away the gastric problems too. its antibacterial property helps your scalp to remain infection free. aniseed is a boon for women its analgesic and antispasmodic properties help in reducing cramps during menstruation. aniseed has a warming effect on the human body, thus it will help you in combating cold as well.