Fennel Seeds (Foeniculum Vulgare)

Fennel Seeds (Foeniculum Vulgare) has a fragrant and sweet taste. It is often used in recipes. At the same time, it has vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids necessary for the body.

The whole seed is available.

Country of Origin: Greece

Description

General Informations

Fennel Seeds (Latin Name: Foeniculum Vulgare) belongs to the Apiaceae family. t is an herbaceous perennial plant found in barren parts of Central Europe, Asia, and North America. The fruit has two seeds, one egg-shaped and one flattened. The seeds have a sweet taste and are very fragrant. Seeds are usually gathered when they turn brown. The plant blooms from July to August.

Health Benefits and Uses

Fennel contains fatty acids, flavonoids, vitamins, and minerals. Relieves bloating, colic, and general stomach and intestinal dysfunction. It has a similar sedative effect to anise for coughs. At the same time, it has been noted that it increases the flow of milk to breastfeeding mothers and with the substances that pass through the milk, the baby’s colic is relieved. Externally it can relieve muscle and rheumatic pains. The extract can even be used as a compress to treat eyelid inflammation. Finally, if we chew it directly, it treats bad breath.
Warning! It should be avoided during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant in larger doses than cooking doses.

Available Forms:

  • Whole Seeds

Country of Origin: Greece

 

Caution! It should be avoided during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant in larger doses than cooking doses.

Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.