You will be surprised what this plant can do…

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You will be surprised what this plant can do…

Fennel plants are green and white, with feathery leaves and yellow flowers.

The German Institute for the History of Medicine, affiliated with the University of Würzburg in Bavaria, announced on Monday the selection of the fennel plant as the medicinal plant of 2009. In some Arab countries, this plant is known as fennel or sparrow, and its scientific name is (Foeniculum vulgare).

The researchers of the institute who specialize in studying the history of medicinal herbs confirmed that this plant has been known since ancient times in the field of herbal medicine. The ancient Egyptian and Chinese civilizations knew its importance, as it was included in their menu as a type of vegetable and they also used it as a medicinal herb. Monks also used it since 840 AD in medicine, as it was added to goat’s milk and drank to relieve colic and sore throat, and this method is still used now.

Nutritional value of fennel:

Fennel is a rich source of important nutrients for the body that contribute to enhancing the health benefits of fennel for the body. 100 grams of fennel gives the body 31 kilocalories of energy, and contains the following nutrients:

NutrientsWhat is contained in 100 grams of fennel
Protein1.2 g
carbohydrates7.3 g
potassium414 mg
Calcium49 mg
magnesium17 mg
Sodium52 mg
Vitamin C12 mg

Fennel also contains folic acid, vitamin B, vitamin K, vitamin E, phosphorous, zinc, vitamin A, manganese, copper, and selenium.

Benefits of fennel for the body:

  1. Improving the body’s immunity
  2. Anemia treatment
  3. Reduce inflammation in the body
  4. Fighting germs and fungi
  5. Reducing asthma symptoms
  6. blood purification
  7. improve eyesight
  8. Cancer preventio

Benefits of fennel for the skin:

Fennel can help get rid of acne and dark spots, and it also prevents the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging, by mashing fennel seeds and mixing them with water, then placing them on the skin and leaving this mixture to dry, and then washing the skin with water.

How to make fennel tea?

  • Preparing a fennel is very easy and simple. Here we explain the ingredients you need and the steps to follow: 
  • Necessary ingredients: 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds, 1 cup of water
  • Preparation: First put the fennel seeds in a mortar and mash them up a bit. Then put the water in a saucepan and put it on the fire until it boils. When you reach this point, turn off the heat, add the fennel seeds to a slight powder, cover and leave for 10 minutes. Finally, sneak out and drink.

How many cups per day and when? It is preferable to have a cup of fennel tea half an hour before eating. On the other hand, you can take 3 cups of this tea in a day.

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