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Star Anise: Psychic Powers & Luck. The seeds are burned as incense to increase psychic powers and are also worn as beads for the same purpose. Sometimes star anise is placed on the altar to give it power; one is placed to each of the four directions. It is also carried as a general luck-bringer, and the seeds make excellent pendulums.
star anise --- love this added to a cup of black tea, along with a cinnamon stick, allspice and cardamon pods.