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Fennel Seeds and Honey

Other Names: Fennel Seeds, Common Fennel, Large Fennel, Sweet Fennel, Wild Fennel, Fenkel, Bitter Fennel, Garden Fennel, Foeniculum Vulgare
Traditional Usages: Culinary Spice, Sooth Irritable Bowel, Obesity, Windy Colic in Children, Cholera, Eyewash for Red-Eye, Bad Breath, Body Odour, Asthma, Acid Reflux, Acne, Hiccup, Snakebites, Shortness of Breath, Chronic Coughs, Abdominal Cramp, Flatulence, Indigestion, Bloating, Muscular and Rheumatic Pains, Repels Fleas, Reduces Appetitie
Resources: France, Russia, China, India, Mediterrean, Southeast Asia, Southern Europe, Iran
Parts Used: Leaves, Fruits, Seeds, Roots, Stems
Administration Method: Crushed or ground seeds for teas, tea-like products, as well as other natural preparations for internal use.  
Herb Action: Antispasmodic
Herbal Research: Fennel
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy. In individual cases allergic reactions of skin and respiratory tract. Fennel preparations should not be used on a prolonged basis (several weeks) without consulting a medical physician or pharmacist.  


Fennel Seeds and Honey – Herbal remedy for Macular Degeneration: Eye washes made with fennel seeds, raw honey and water can clear away potentially toxic residue and as a result promote eye health. Boil one tablespoon of fennel seeds in one cup of water. Add a teaspoon of raw honey. Allow to cool. When cold strain and use as eyewash.

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