Tag Archives: Fennel

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 It Works Companion planting improves

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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 is used in many

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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 from changes in mood, period,

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What Are The Health Benefits Of Fennel?

Originally posted on Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs:
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…

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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 ages. Studies have confirmed that

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