Used for coughs, bronchitis, digestion, menopause, breast milk production and much more.
Fennel is a perennial herb in the same family as celery and is frequently used as a culinary herb or vegetable. The parts used medicinally are the seeds.
Fennel is used to treat conditions of the respiratory tract, such as coughs and bronchitis. As a carminative, it is used to treat digestive upset and indigestion, and to aid digestion. Fennel is also used as a galactogogue to promote production of breast milk. Since anethole has phytoestrogenic properties, it is often used in women's health, such as during menopause.
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