Herb of the Week: Fennel

ImageFennel, Foeniculum vulgare

Essential Oil: Steam Distilled

Uses: The seed is Expectorant, carminative (for intestinal gas issues), antispasmodic, Anti inflammatory, the root is a diuretic. Fresh or dried Fennel can be used in teas, tinctures, essential oils and infused oils.

Quick Tip: Snack on Fennel seed to settle a full stomach and to freshen breath.

Herb of the week is to give you a brief overview of the many plants that grace our Earth. Please research further into herbs before using these on yourself and loved ones. Especially if you are pregnant.

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