(Foenículum vulgare L.)
Fennel seeds are used in food, cosmetics and medical industries. Fennel fruit has carminative, spasmolytic effects, stimulate peristalsis and gastric acid secretion. They are used mainly for medical ailments of the gastrointestinal tract. They helps with flatulence, dyspepsia, lack of appetite, constipation and spastic diseases of the stomach and intestines.
The main component of fennel is terpenoid anethole. Fennel contains a large number of essential oils, fatty oils, and organic acids.
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