Aromatic Culinary Herb Called the Fennel

Fennel Foeniculum vulgare Also, Known As: Common Fennel Fennel Hsiao-hui-hsiang Large Fennel Roman Fennel Shatapushpa Shih-lo Sweet Fennel Tzu-mo-lo Wild Fennel Xiao-hue-Xiang The well known aromatic culinary herb called the fennel was extensively used as a herbal remedy to aid digestion in the ancient eras; it is a very pretty and feathery looking fragrant herb. … Continue reading Aromatic Culinary Herb Called the Fennel

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Companion Planting with Herbs

Boost your garden this season with the right pairings of plants. Companion planting is a fantastic addition to any garden. By specific plants next to certain fruits, flowers, and vegetables, you can boost their health and increase their production. Of course, knowing what pairings work best is key, especially when it comes to herbs. How … Continue reading Companion Planting with Herbs

Health Benefits of Fennel Tea

In the Middle Ages, on Midsummer's night, people hung fennel over doorways to protect the household from evil spirits.Although it is no longer used as a protective decoration, fennel is still one of the more widely used medicinal plants, being suggested for everything from colic to conjunctivitis. The benefits of fennel tea are both culinary and curative. Fennel … Continue reading Health Benefits of Fennel Tea

Fennel ‘Safe and Effective’ for Easing Menopause Symptoms

Although a normal phase of a woman's life, menopause can have a wide range of inconvenient symptoms. New research suggests fennel may help to relieve these symptoms, with little to no side effects. Clinical trial shows fennel is a safe and effective treatment for menopause symptoms, with no side effects. The symptoms of menopause range … Continue reading Fennel ‘Safe and Effective’ for Easing Menopause Symptoms

Fennel: Health Benefits

Fennel is highly prized for its licorice-like flavor and its health benefits. It has been used in natural remedies since ancient times. Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean, fennel is still used in many Greek and Italian dishes, but it is now used around the world, too. Fennel has a pale bulb and long green stalks. … Continue reading Fennel: Health Benefits

Why Is Vitamin C So Important?

Many people are aware that vitamin C can help them recover from a cold or flu, but there’s much more to understand about how vitamin C supports our health. Vitamin C is essential to good health year-round, not just when we are ill. In fact, it’s critical for our overall health and survival. Unfortunately, vitamin … Continue reading Why Is Vitamin C So Important?

What Are The Health Benefits Of Fennel?

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Fennel is highly prized for its licorice-like flavor and the myriad of health benefits it provides and has been used in natural remedies since ancient times. Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean, fennel remains especially prevalent in Greek and Italian cuisine – though its influence has spread globally over the years.

It is easily recognized by its pale bulb and long green stalks and can be grown almost anywhere. All parts of the fennel plant – including the bulb, stalk, leaves, and seeds – are edible and contribute a nice blend of flavor to other foods.

Nutritional breakdown of fennel

fennelFennel is easily recognized by its pale bulb and long green stalks and can be grown almost anywhere.

One raw fennel bulb contains only 73 calories, 0.5 grams of fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 2.9 grams of protein, 17 grams of carbohydrate, and 7 grams of dietary fiber (28% of daily…

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Health Benefits of Bitters

Including bitter foods in the diet isn’t simply a matter of reviving tradition or taste — bitter-flavored foods have a history of healing. From the wine-infused herbal concoctions used by ancient Egyptians to the 16th-century prescriptions of famous physician Paracelsus, elixirs brewed from carefully selected bitter herbs have been treasured as helpful remedies throughout the … Continue reading Health Benefits of Bitters

Kitchen Cabinet Medicine : 3 Herbs For A Cold

Got a cold, sick in bed? Find relief and comfort with this simple tea blend using 3 common culinary herbs. When down with a cold, a hot cup of tea can go a long way. But it can be hard to take care of ourselves when we feel lousy. Grogginess, grumpiness, and exhaustion can overwhelm … Continue reading Kitchen Cabinet Medicine : 3 Herbs For A Cold

What Are The Health Benefits Of Fennel?

Fennel is highly prized for its licorice-like flavor and the myriad of health benefits it provides and has been used in natural remedies since ancient times. Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean, fennel remains especially prevalent in Greek and Italian cuisine - though its influence has spread globally over the years. It is easily recognized by … Continue reading What Are The Health Benefits Of Fennel?