Anise, Pimpinella anisum, is a sweet aromatic herb that helps to expel gas, thin mucus from the lungs, promote lactation in breastfeeding mothers, and useful for colicky babies. It can be used in oils, tinctures, glycerites, and hot tea infusions. It's a warming and drying herb.
Not safe in large doses for pregnant women.
This can be taken in an infusion, tincture, or glycerite.