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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Definition: Used as an effective carminative for digestive problems, fennel relieves intestinal gas and colic, boosts the expulsion of mucus, stimulates lactation and has been used for weight loss. Its licorice-like taste makes it a good flavoring agent which also helps to enhance the digestibility of other herbal medicines.

Applications: Appetite suppressant, colic, gas, indigestion, intestinal disorders, lactation booster, morning sickness, nausea, sedative (juvenile), uric acid (gout) and weight loss.

Scientific Updates: Recent studies have looked at the estrogenic action of fennel.84 The flavonoid content of fennel is thought to be responsible for its ability to stop stomach spasms typically seen in colic.

Complementary Agents: Catnip, chamomile, chickweed, ginger, papaya, peppermint, licorice, dandelion, fenugreek, thyme, digestive enzymes, calcium/magnesium, acidophilus and bioflavonoids.

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