- The finely chopped fresh leaves are used to flavor certain dishes: raw vegetables, salads, soups, etc.
- The seeds are used in pastry and confectionery (Anis de Flavigny, gingerbread, sugared almonds, etc.).
- They are also part of the composition of liqueurs and aniseed drinks (anisette, rakı, ouzo, pastis, arak, pontarlier, absinthe, etc.). These drinks owe their taste to the termens contained in the plant.
In infusion, the seeds give an herbal tea with stimulating and carminative properties, recommended for bloating, difficult digestion, aerocoly and postponement, antispasmodic, ideal for colic and reflux of babies.
Remove aphids, worms or caterpillars.