Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
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Fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare ) is a plant from the Apiaceae ( Umbelliferae ). It is an anise-flavored plant that is seen as a spice (the branches and thread -like leaves), as well as vegetables, especially the thickening of the base of the stem that grows at the base of the fennel. In the leaf fennel bulb missing. The fennel plant can grow to more than a man's height.
The seeds have long been known for their medicinal properties. They are processed in different ways to medication. The most powerful form of which is the fennel oi , which is pressed from the seeds. Another possibility is to draw extracts (prepared as tea) from the seeds.
Fennel seed can helping with intestinal problems and menstrual disorders. It is also used to promote breastfeeding as the essential oil of the seeds is made contains a large amount of anethole (a phytoestrogen). Certain medicines are extracted from fennel . Also Fennel is native to Asia and was transported to Europe via medieval trade routes. Especially in southern Europe, the plant is much cultivated and is an important ingredient in salads.
Chewing on fennel seeds suppresses the appetite. In earlier times, believers fasting went to church sometimes chewing fennel seeds during the service.
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Store this product cool, dark, dry and airtight; after a year the fresh taste develops into a more mellow taste.