Fennel Seed Powder

Fennel Seed Powder

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per 1/4 Pound
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$1.36 
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Fennel is an herb in the parsley family that is native to the Mediterranean now naturalized throughout Europe, Asia and North America. The powdered seed lends a mild anise-like flavor and aroma to soups, stews and other foods.

The powered seed is also used as a flavoring agent in natural toothpaste.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound5
originegypt
active compoundsAnethole, Fenchone,Coumarins,Sterols, Flavonoids
plant part usedseeds
processingpowder

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a container with a tight-fitting lid and keep in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaPowdery and mildly sweet-smelling.

c.
uses

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cosmeticSometimes used to add flavor to natural tooth powders and toothpaste.
culinaryUse to season soups, stews and casseroles. May also be encapsulated as a dietary supplement.
safetyCheck with your doctor before using if you take other medications, have a history of gallbladder disease or a known allergy to plants in the daisy family.

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d.
flavor profile

powdered
fennel seed

Resembles licorice in flavor, but is milder.

e.
formulas & recipes

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fennel seed

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f.
what else you should know

powdered
fennel seed

Fennel, also known as finocchio and marathon, is a member of the Apiaceae family original to the Mediterranean region and now naturalized elsewhere. As a cousin to celery and carrot, fennel is also cultivated for its bulbous root-stock, which is treated as a vegetable.

Although fennel resembles dill in stature and structure, its foliage and seed are reminiscent of licorice or anise in fragrance. In Europe, fennel seed is a popular flavoring ingredient in baked goods, and fennel seed tea is a time-honored answer to gastrointestinal distress. During the Middle Ages, it was common for the peasantry to carry the seed to chew on while in church or in other public places to curb the sound of hunger pangs.


Description: Fennel grows about 5 feet high and is a fragrant plant. It has yellow flowers and feather-like leaves. The seeds are oval-shaped and are gathered for use in the fall.

Safety: Fennel can be toxic. Don't use more than the recommended dosage. Do not take the essential oil internally unless supervised by a health professional. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of Fennel or any herb.


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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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you should always consult with your doctor
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