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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Florence fennel Health Benefits


Florence fennel Health Benefits:

Florence fennel is bulb type vegetable of fennel plant that is being
grown especially in Europe and in other parts of the World including
Western Countries for its medicinal health benefits. Florence fennel is
sweet and delicate in taste and this vegetable is very popular in
Mediterranean recipes and salads. The enlarged Florence fennel bulb
looks like anise and adds sweet flavor to recipes. It is commonly
called as sweet fennel bulb, Finocchio and belongs to the plants family
of Apiaceae and botanically called as Foeniculum Vulgare.

Florence fennel bulb consists of antioxidants, Vitamins like Vitamin B
complex constituents, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and minerals such as
potassium, sodium, calcium, copper, zinc, selenium, iron, manganese,
magnesium, phosphorous, and carbohydrates, fats, proteins, dietary
fiber and zero cholesterol and also contains few calories. Florence
fennel bulb produces sweet aromatic fragrance due to the presence of
oils such as camphene, anethole, fenchone, estragole, which provide
medicinal, health benefits besides acting against fungi and bacteria.

Florence fennel health and medicinal benefits that include; it has
decongestant, anti spasmodic, anti viral, anti fungal, carminative and
anti inflammatory properties, which allow traditional medical experts
to use these bulb vegetable to treat indigestion, flatulence, IBS, to
enhance lactation in nursing mothers, to PMS relief, to reduce blood
pressure, to stabilize hormone levels, to improve oral hygiene, to
relieve sinus disorder etc., The phytonutrients such as kaempferol,
quercetin, antethole found in fennel bulb vegetable provide relief from
inflammation, and reduce risk of many types of cancer by arresting
carcinogenic cells at intercellular level.

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