The purchase of octagonal and the identification of advantages and disadvantages
The star anise is also known as an anise or anise. The fruits of different plants of the same genus of the star anise are collectively referred to as pseudo-octagonal. False star anise contains toxic substances that can cause poisoning after consumption. Common fake star anise has red fennel, maple husk and big octagonal.
True anise (star anise): often composed of eight green fruit, the fruit is light brown or reddish brown. The whole peel is thick, and the front end of the single-petal fruit is straight and round or blunt.
Red fennel: composed of 7-8 pieces of green fruit. The whole fruit is small and thin, reddish brown or reddish brown. The single petal fruit is pointed at the tip and curved upwards; the smell is weak and special, and the taste is sour and slightly sweet.