Fennel seed had been used historically for a range of digestive issues.
It can promote the release of toxins because of its diuretic and lymphatic drainage qualities. Helpful with fluid retention, cellulite and for urinary tract infections. It can help regulate hormone fluctuations during menopause and also aid in the regulation of painful and/or scanty menses. Its antispasmodic and expectorant qualities also can be beneficial while treating upper respiratory congestion.
Latin Name: Foeniculum vulgare dolce
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam distilled seeds
Middle note with an earthy, peppery, spicy, sweet, anise like aroma.
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