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April 25, 2017
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April 28, 2017

Fennel is also known as Foeniculum vulgare or Sampf, Methica in Ayurveda.

Fennel has many different properties:

-increases digestive fire without aggravating Pitta

-acts as a carminative and aids in digestion

-acts as a phytoestrogen

-calms the nerves and increases mental awareness

-increases flow of mother’s milk

Ways to use fennel seeds:

1. Drink a decoction of fennel, coriander & cumin. This will reduce body heat, fever and will reduce flatulence & indigestion in infants.

2. Chew fennel seeds after every meal. This will improve appetite, taste, digestion, and will remove foul odor, reduce nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.

3. Drink a decoction of fennel seeds. This will regulate menstrual cycle & will reduce menstrual pains.

Please consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner for more specific ways to use fennel. 

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