Surname: Fennel
Latin name: Foeniculum vulgare
Other names: Fennel
plant family: Umbellifer
Number of species: /
circulation area: originally in the Mediterranean Mediterranean
Location of the plant: nutritious soil
Blдtter: helgrin,
Frьchte: seedy, brownish
Blьtenfarbe: yellow
Blьtezeit: June - October
Hцhe: 80 - 200cm
Older: perennial plant
use: Spice plant, medicinal plant
characteristics: soothing, soothing,

Plant information: fennel

Two or more years fennel, which with the Latin name Foeniculum vulgare is called, belongs to the genus of the Umbelliferae and is one herbaceous, strongly smelling plant, which can grow up to two meters depending on the variety. The flowers of the fennel appear as yellow umbels, the delicate leaves are light green and delicate. In appearance the fennel strongly resembles its relative, the dill.
The plant was originally native to the countries of the Mediterranean and was cultivated by the ancient civilizations for its taste and medicinal properties. Under the reign of Charlemagne, the fennel eventually reached Central and Northern Europe, where it was cultivated successfully first and foremost in the peasants. Today the plant thrives in all temperate zones of Europe.
There are three types of fennel, depending on use and origin. Of the Gemьsefenchel because of its tasty tubers, the SьЯfenchel Mainly grown because of its aromatic seeds. Of the wild fennel It is harvested from its intense tasting leaves, especially in the southern regions of France and Italy, and is used to refine local dishes.
Feces, which are the most abundant in the world, are mainly used in French cuisine because of their intense flavor and are often eaten as a side dish with white meat fish and seafood. The seeds are a popular one GewьrzIt has an aniseed aroma that refines both dark bread and veggie blends. The historic poisonous spirit absinthe and the popular French national liqueur Pastis serve fennel seeds as the main ingredient.
The dried seeds of the plant are also a tried and tested natural remedy and are used as a base for tea preparations whose infusion is used primarily for relieving discomfort of the gastrointestinal tract such as bloating, Völlegefühl, nausea, constipation or stomach cramps. In addition, fennel tea has a purifying, analgesic and mucous effect.
Fast relief of a variety of ailments is also provided by the Цl derived from the seeds. It is considered excellent Natural Remedies for gout, eye diseases, gynecological problems, kidney stones or shortness of breath.


This information is for scholastic work only and is not intended to identify edible or inedible herbs. Eat or Never use herbs found without proper knowledge!

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