• digestive complaints with bloating and gas causing cramps:
• irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Note: found in many "gripe water" formulas for children's colic.
• conditions with phlegm
• agalactia (traditional use)
• menstrual pains
• Volatile oil
• Monoterpens (anethole)
• Tincture (1:5 in 40% EtOH): 1-5 ml tid
• Infusion (dried herb): 1-2 tsp tid
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