Fennel is more than meets the eye, softly reminiscent of licorice, it’s flavor is nutty. and according to Ayurveda, Fennel is extremely good for digestion, and is particularly good for enhancing agni, the digestive fire, without aggravating Pitta. In India, eating a few toasted fennel seeds after a meal is a common practice, both to aid digestion and to freshen the breath.
and while the cold season arise, let's boost our immune system with =1 cup of fennel bulb contains almost 20% of the daily requirement of vitamin-C, which makes fennel quite a rich source of this beneficial element of our diet.
Helping to improve general immune system health, produces and repairs skin tissue, helps to form collagen, and also protects the blood vessel walls as an antioxidant against the harmful effects of free radicals that can frequently lead to heart disease.
Lately the main interest in Fennel is that it regulates menstrual cycles, and increases breast milk... for all new mammas, you they gotta love that.
Moon Juice in Venice makes a great Fennel and Herb juice. Try some of make your own.