Foeniculum vulgare, also known as sweet fennel, is a common kitchen herb used around the world
Foeniculum vulgare Mill. is a biennial medicinal and aromatic plant belonging to the family Apiaceae (Umbelliferaceae). Foeniculum vulgare has been extensively used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments, F. vulgare is used in many parts of the world for the treatment of a number of diseases, for example, abdominal pains, antiemetic, aperitif, arthritis, cancer, colic in children, conjunctivitis, constipation, depurative, diarrhea, dieresis, emmenagogue, fever, flatulence, gastralgia, gastritis, insomnia, irritable colon, kidney ailments, laxative, leucorrhoea, liver pain, mouth ulcer, and stomachache
In addition to its medicinal uses, aerial parts, namely, leaf, stem, and fruit/seed of F. vulgare, are extensively used as galactagogues not only for increasing the quantity and quality of milk but also for improving the milk flow of breastfeeding mothers [32, 34, 37, 47]. From ancient times, fennel seeds have been used as an ingredient for removing any foul smell of the mouth.
Anethole, fenchone, methyl-chavicol, and limonene.
Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Parts Used: Fruit
Assay Content: Anethole Batch Specific
Antioxidant activity, Antibacterial activity. Used as preservative in foods, Flavoring agent.