FENNEL SEEDS - Foeniculum vulgare , Herbs n Spices , 1 oz pack
Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare)
Aroma : sweet liquorice like aroma
1 OZ = 28 Gm
Fennel seeds are the dried "fruit" of the fennel plant and herb (Foeniculum vulgare). The plant has feathery leaves, which are used as a herb and it also produces yellow flowers, which when they die, seeds form in clumps, and are collected once they have ripened and hardened.
The seeds are oval in shape and a green or greenish brown in colour. They are often mistaken for aniseed, however fennel seeds are slightly larger and less pungent.
The seeds and leaves of the fennel plant both have an aniseed or liquorice flavour, although the flavour of fennel is milder and somewhat sweeter than aniseed or liquorice.
CULINARY USES : Use fennel seeds in the kitchen:
*Use fennel seeds to make fish soup and fish stock.
*Add fennel seeds to salads, particularly cucumber salad.
*Add to soft cheese and spread on bread.
*Use the seeds when making bread or biscuits.
*Use in sausage mixtures.
*Add to curries.
*Use in any pork dishes such as stews or casseroles.
*Sprinkle ground fennel seeds over fish or meat.
*Use in Italian-style pasta sauces.Use in pickling solutions.
*Use in a marinade for meat, fish or vegetables.
*Add to poaching or steaming liquid for fish and shellfish.
*Add to couscous, lentil, bean or bulgur wheat dishes.
*Add to homemade coleslaw or potato salad.
*Use to make salad dressings such as vinaigrette.
HEALTH BENEFITS : Can relive bloating and fluid retention.Reduce all kinds of stomach discomfort and pain.
*It can increase the flow of breast milk for nursing mothers.
*As a mouthwash, fennel seeds can help to relieve toothache, gum
disease and sore throats.
*Fennel seeds are said to be a mild expectorant, which means they can
help clear congested lungs from phlegm and mucus.
*An eyewash can relieve tired, irritated and strained eyes. It has long been
believed that a concoction from fennel seeds can improve the eyesight
when applied in the eye area.
WEIGHT LOSS :
It has also been long thought that fennel seeds can help with weight-loss and obesity, as chewing on the seeds can suppress hunger...
Fennel seed has not been studied specifically for its ability to help you lose weight, but it is a known diuretic. ... If you're eating fennel seeds or drinking it as a tea and losing weight, it may be due to water loss through an increase in urination -- and not actual fat loss.
SKIN BENEFITS : Applying fennel seeds topically will give your skin a direct source of iron, copper, potassium, and zinc so you can fight your aging and complexion needs one seed at a time.
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