Fennel Seed is an aromatic, carminative with a licorice-like flavor. It settles a nervous stomach, and helps with other forms of indigestion such as nausea, belching, and bloating. It also helps with coughs and excess mucus.
HERBAL ACTIONS/PROPERTIES: antihelmintic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, carminative, demuulcent, expectorant, galactagogue, nervine, tonic
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Webb., M. A. & Craze, R. (2000). The Herb & Spice Companion. New York: Metro Books.