Fennel Seeds' Nutritional facts and health benefits

Posted by Anil Kumar G on December 21st, 2020

Fennel Seeds                                                                        

Fennel is an aromatic culinary herb and is also a medicinal plant which offers a wide range of health benefits by using different parts of the plant, such as dried seeds, powdered form.

It gives a sweet taste and a good aroma when added to curries, stews, desserts, drinks, etc. People chew fennel seeds after a meal in many parts of the world, as it helps to prevent or decrease gas formation in the stomach. It assists in good digestion, too.

Let's take a quick look at the many benefits of fennel seeds

1. Strengthens Bones.

Fennel contains iron and zinc that helps to make collagen. It contains calcium and phosphate, which help to maintain bone strength. Manganese present in fennel contributes to bone matrix formation. Also, the presence of vitamin K helps prevent the risk of bone fractures and improves the absorption of calcium.

2. It regulates blood pressure.

According to the study, the chewing of fennel seeds increases the nitrate content of saliva, which leads to a blood pressure check. The intake of vitamin K is important for dilatation and contraction of blood vessels. Minerals such as potassium, manganese and calcium also help to reduce blood pressure naturally.

3. Health of Hearts

To maintain a good heart, we require the nutritional content of vitamin C, vitamin B6, fibre, potassium, etc. It thus helps to regulate the heart rate. The intake of fibre in fennels decreases the amount of cholesterol in the blood, leading to a reduction in the risk of heart disease.

The intake of fibre in fennels decreases the amount of cholesterol in the blood, leading to a reduction in the risk of heart disease. 

4. Purifies the Blood

The essential oils and fibre present in the seeds of fennel help to flush the toxins out of the body. It cleans the blood, therefore, and improves the absorption of nutrients in the body.

5. The Cancer

For the effective function of the liver enzyme, it is necessary. The presence of selenium in fennels leads to the detoxification of compounds that cause cancer and reduces the rate of tumour growth.

A few quick facts on Fennels

Fennel tea intake regularly helps to remove toxins from the body. Moreover, it lowers water retention and gets rid of acidity.

There are anti-inflammatory properties in the oil extracted from fennels. Therefore, for people suffering from constipation, indigestion and bloating, fennel tea works best.

Regular intake also assists in proper food digestion. Furthermore, it helps to keep the digestive tract healthy.

Fennel tea reduces asthma-related problems. It assists in sinus-clearing. It also helps to reduce coughing, bronchitis and congestion.

Not only does it give a good taste, but also good eyesight as well. Vitamin A helps improve eyesight in fennels. The seed extract has been found useful since ancient times as it is used to improve glaucoma symptoms.

The fennel seeds have a cooling effect on the body and are therefore used in massage mixtures to calm the nerves and the mind.

Also, consumption of fennel seeds soaked in water is very effective to relieve heat from the body in hot summer. It helps keep the body hydrated and cool.

The regular intake of fennels helps to balance hormones in the body, due to the presence of a multitude of vitamins and minerals in fennels. It, therefore, has a cooling effect on the skin as it balances the level of oxygen in the blood. Eventually, a healthy glowing skin helps prevent and reduce acne marks on the skin.

Also, the application of fennel paste on the skin is considered beneficial and good due to the presence of a variety of minerals.

There are many advantages of making fennel seeds a part of your diet is that it helps to lose weight in addition to maintaining a good diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Importantly, it deals with an endless list of digestion-related problems.

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