Yay for all the Myrtle's ~ Anise Myrtle 

The most perfect substitute for any licorice in both sweet and savory dishes. 

Warndu Anise Myrtle Fresh

This rainforest species has leaves with strong liquorice and aniseed flavours. Also known as aniseed myrtle or ringwood, it is found naturally in the subtropical rainforests of northern New South Wales. Anise myrtle leaf is one of the highest sources of the compound anethole, which gives it the aniseed flavour and aroma, and you will see when when you use it at home.  

◎  Common Name: Anise Myrtle 

◎  Scientific or Latin Name: Syzygium anisatum

◎  ComparisonFennel, liquorice root 

◎  Seasonality: All year dried

◎  Region: Rainforest 

This spice is featured in these recipes in Warndu Mai:

  • Beetroot, ginger & anise myrtle soup
  • Ice-cream 
  • Roasted beetroot 
  • Tea   

Warndu sells our Anise Myrtle dried and ground, ready for your use at home as a spice.

Buy here.