"Spice used as a breath freshener" NYT crossword answer is:ANISE (5 letters length)
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Spices have long been used as a breath freshener, with many cultures utilizing them to help mask bad breath. Popular spices used for this purpose include cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon. These spices can be chewed directly, or added to drinks and food to help freshen breath. Additionally, some cultures use spices to make special breath freshening mixtures, which can be used as a mouthwash or gargle.