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star anise

n.
An aromatic evergreen tree (Illicium verum) cultivated in China and Vietnam, having star-shaped anise-scented fruits that yield an essential oil used as a flavoring and in the manufacture of certain drugs.
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Kim, "Illicium verum extract inhibits TNF-[alpha]- and IFN-[gamma]-induced expression of chemokines and cytokines in human keratinocytes," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Lee et al., "Topical application of an ethanol extract prepared from Illicium verum suppresses atopic dermatitis in NC/Nga mice," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Effect of Illicium verum extract (IVE) and trans-anethole (AET) on airway hyperresponsiveness and serum IgE levels.
Total RNAs were isolated from SW872, SW982, HS 39.T, HS 5.T, HL-60, M14WM, MCF-7, and HT29 cell lines treated with Illicium verum, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Rhamnus Frangula, and Linum usitatissimum extracts.
The alcoholic extracts exhibiting the strongest antiproliferative activities in vitro at 50 [micro]g/mL concentration were Illicium verum, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Rhamnus Frangula, and Linum usitatissimum.
Biomedical molecular characteristics of YBSJ extractives from Illicium Verum fruit.
Pawar, Biological Activities and Chemical Constituents of Illicium verum Hook Fruits (Chinese star anise), Der.
Chang et al., "Chemical composition and antibacterial activities of Illicium verum against antibiotic-resistant pathogens," Journal of Medicinal Food, vol.