Latin name : Foeniculum Vulgare
Fennel is widely used around the world in mouth fresheners, toothpaste, desserts, antacids, and in various culinary applications.
The health benefits of fennel seeds include relief from anemia, indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, diarrhea, respiratory disorders, and menstrual disorders. It also aids in eye care.
Fennel seed decoction or added as a spice in food has been found to increase breast milk secretion in nursing mothers.
Fennel seeds concentrated source of minerals like copper, iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc, and magnesium. Furthermore, fennel seeds indeed are the storehouse for many vital vitamins. Vitamin-A, vitamin-E, vitamin-C as well as many B-complex vitamins like thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and niacin particularly are concentrated in these seeds.