Latin name: Foeniculum vulgare
Plant Part: Organic Seed
Latin Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Name: Fennel seed
Part Used: The seeds
Wildcrafted from pristine natural sources in Australia. Zero sprays, pesticides and other chemicals.
- stomach aches & indigestion
- colic & gas pain
- intestinal cramps
- lack of milk production/flow for nursing mothers
- childhood colic – safe to use with infants
- digestive – warming
- coughs and respiratory problems
Constituents: The whole complex of primary plant constituents and a characteristic array of secondary plant constituents are present. Pharmacologically important constituents include volatile oil, major components of which are anethole and fenchone, flavonoids, coumarins
Indications: Fennel is an excellent stomach and intestinal remedy which relieves flatulence and colic whilst also stimulating the digestion and appetite. It is similar to Aniseed in its calming effect on bronchitis and coughs. It may be used to flavor cough remedies. Fennel is thought to increase the flow of milk in nursing mothers. Externally the oil eases muscular and rheumatic pains. The infusion may be used as an eye wash or compress to treat conjunctivitis and inflammation of the eyelids (blepharitis).
Preparations & Dosage: Pour a cup of boiling water onto l-2 teaspoonfuls of slightly crushed seeds and leave to infuse for l0 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day. To ease flatulence, take a cup half an hour before meals. Tincture: Take 1-2ml of the tincture 3 times a day.
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|Size||100 grams, 50 grams, 500 grams|