Friday, May 01, 2009

Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds – relieves bloating, wind and tummy upsets of all kinds, used for centuries to soothe colic. It also ease period pains and other menstrual disorders, perhaps because of its mild oestrogen properties, it has shown to increase breast milk flow in nursing mothers. The seeds also have appetite-suppressant; this may help if you are thinking of going on a diet.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

how can i incorporate fennel seeds into my diet?

Alan said...

This is for information only...
fennel seeds can be made into a tea, tincture or oil..
Fennel tea for colic: place 1 tbsp fennel seeds in a pan with 400ml water, simmer for 10 minutes, strain and cool. give 1-2 tsp when needed, not more then twice per hour.