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2. Inhibits Fungal Infections

One of the surprising benefits of star anise is its ability to inhibit fungal infection. Studies conclude star anise works as an anti-fungal against Candida albicans. Commonly known as a yeast infection or thrush, Candida albicans is a fungal infection stemming from the yeast naturally occurring in the mouth, throat, and intestinal tract.

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