Fennel is found wild in most areas of temperate Europe and generally considered indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean. It is cultivated for medicinal benefit in France, Russia, India and Persia.
Fennel is good for obesity, curbs the appetite. Helps an acid stomach, indigestion, gas, spasms of the intestinal tract and gout.
Aids in cleaning the lungs of phlegm and helps to relieve pain in the urinary bladder and testes.
Effective as an eyewash.
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