What is fennel?

Fennel is one of nine herbs that are considered to have miracles in Anglo-Saxon. It can live from the lowlands to an altitude of 1,800 m above sea level, but will grow better in the highlands.

Fennel comes from the eastern Mediterranean region (Italy to the east by Syria). It has the form of herbs that smell nice, bright green, upright, and can reach two meters in height. The leaves grow to 40 centimeters long, ribbon-shaped, with the last segment in the form of hair, approximately 0.5 mm wide.

Benefits of Fennel

There are many useful substances contained in such fennel essential oils, anetol, anisat acid, fenkon, pinene, anisaldehid, serposterin, etc..

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Some of the benefits of fennel are:

A. As seasoning that can improve the flavor dishes, is also often used utuk mixed salad and substitute celery for the soup.

2. It can help to facilitate and increase breastfeeding.

3. It can help relieve menstrual pain, improving menstrual, and cope with irregular menstruation.

4. Fennel seed can be distilled into fennel oil that can be used to warm babies and children.

5. As an anti-inflammatory, diuretic and antimicrobial.

6. As an herbal medicine that can cope with various kinds of diseases such as abdominal bloating, nausea, diarrhea, jaundice, loss of appetite, coughing, asthma, hernia, insomnia, kidney stones, arthritis, and even to improve vision.

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