Recommended use:. ½-1 tsp with each main meal. Take with plenty of water, juice etc.
The fennel plant is related to dill and parsley, and its leaves look like those of dill. The most intense flavour comes from fennel seeds which have a mild, slightly sweet taste that resembles liquorice or aniseed. Fennel seeds may be used for tea, bitter and as a culinary spice. In Italy, seeds are often used for sausages, with fish, lamb or beef or in soups and salads.
Fennel is available as whole dried seeds and ground into powder. The most intense taste comes from whole seeds.
Fennel is native to Western Asia and the Mediterranean area where it has been used for millenia.