WORLD'S FINEST CEYLON FENNEL SEEDS
PRODUCTS / FENNEL SEEDS
Fennel was highly valued in the ancient world by Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese, Indians and Sri Lankans for its value as a carminative, expectorant, and as a talisman used in various rituals. Fennel is a food plant that can be eaten as a vegetable, is prized as a tasty aromatic spice for a variety of Ayurvedic and Mediterranean dishes, and is used as a flavoring in various liqueurs such as gin and absinthe. Due to fennel's gentle nature, it is used to support digestion in infants and children, and can be given to nursing mothers.
Fennel can be an annual, biennial, or perennial plant that can grow up to 6 feet tall, has bright yellow umbrella shaped flowers typical of those in the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family, and green feathery leaves that are similar to those of its cousin dill (Anetheum graveolens).
Best use of fennel seeds, dried seed (fruit) as a spice (whole or powdered), tea, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated fresh above ground parts as a cooked vegetable or in salads fresh seed (fruit) distilled as an essential oil or can be made into a tincture
Origin : Sri Lanka
Packaging : Nature Spices
– 42.4g / 100g
- 233.4 kcal / 100g
- 2588mg / kg
Saturated Fatty Acid
Adult reference intake per each 1g of portion of fennel seeds contains :
Typical values per 100g:
Energy 233.40 kcal 976.55 kj
Through the ages, many health claims have been made for fennel, and drinking fennel tea is an established practice in traditional medicine throughout the world.
Although Western science has not verified all these benefits, humans have used fennel to:
detoxify the body
clear mucus from the airways
stimulate milk production in nursing women