Anise seed not only enhances the flavor of foods, it also eases digestion. In Asia where anise seed is widely used in cooking, the spice is used as a remedy for flatulence and bad breath. Drinking anise seed tea provides fast relief from flatulence. The sweet and refreshing aroma of anise seed also helps to cover bad breath. Here is a video that shows you how to prepare anise seed tea and use it for treating various common ailments.