Fennel contains excellent source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, potassium, molybdenum, manganese, copper, phosphorus and folate. In addition, fennel is a good source of calcium, pantothenic acid, magnesium, iron and niacin. The herbs originates from a plant and is often used via the seed and its components of essential oils. Reports has been documented that the health benefits of fennel include relief from anemia, heart disease, blood pressure, brain functions, indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, diarrhea, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders, and its benefits regarding eye care. One of the most shocking reports of Fennel is the seeds helps increase the size of the breasts as they increase the formation of new cells and tissues in the breast. Fennel is diuretic, which means that it increases the amount and frequency of urination, thereby helping the removal of toxic substances from the body and helping in rheumatism and swelling. Fennel also increases production and secretion of milk in lactating mothers and since this milk contains some properties of fennel, it is an anti-flatulent for the baby as well. It strengthens hair, prevents hair loss, relaxes the body, sharpens memory and has a marvelous cooling effect in summer. Use: Teas, widely used around the world in mouth fresheners, toothpastes, desserts, antacids and in various food recipes as a beneficial spice.
Caution: Excess use of fennel can cause difficulty breathing, increased palpitations, irregular heart beat, and various neural problems. Not recommended for daily use.