Fennel ... a potent seed

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is an annual or perennial plant. It reaches heights of up to 2 m and belongs to the family of umbellifers (Apiaceae). There are multiple known subgenera and varieties. The two varieties used for medicinal purposes are wild fennel/bitter fennel (Foeniculum vulgare ssp. vulgare var. vulgare) and Roman fennel/sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare ssp. vulgare var. dulce). In the northern hemisphere, the ripe fruit is harvested from September to November. Fennel is cultivated on large farms in China, India, Egypt, Bulgaria, Poland, Turkey and in other Eastern European countries. It also grows well in the Netherlands and Germany.

Sweet fennel seeds are well-known for their positive effect on the gastrointestinal tract and as a cough and cold support.

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00-111-0481-52 Extraction solvent: water
Dry extract
2% fennel oil, 20% maltodextrin
Natural flavouring agent
Functional food