The active ingredient in fennel seeds is anethole a highly effective anti-inflammatory and anti-flatulent essential oil.
Fennel is also a rich source of dietary fibre that helps prevent and relieve constipation and flatulence by increasing intestinal motility. This herb’s diuretic nature also helps heal kidney disorders.
THERAPEUTIC FOR WOMEN
Fennel is a good source of iron, folic acid potassium and Vitamin C, and reduces the risk of anaemia and associated immunity issues in women. Having fennel-based tea twice daily can improve breast milk production in nursing mothers. It is also effective in cleansing accumulated toxins from the body.
Try this recipe to bust fat: make a decoction with 1 tsp ginger powder, 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp dry fennel seeds with 1 litre of water. Take it daily.