Star Anise has been used in protection amulets. It can be burnt on charcoal as an offering as you send your prayers out to the Universe. Burning before bed is said to promote prophetic dreams. Used in rites of passage it gives direction to the soul and helps one connect with its highest purpose. Drink Anise tea for psychic and spiritual development.
Brew the Anise Star into a tea and bathe in it to bring your love back to you. Anise Star can also be burned as an incense to achieve similar results.