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Fennel

Fennel

(Science: botany) a perennial plant of the genus Faeniculum (f.vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is cultivated in gardens for the agreeable aromatic flavor of its seeds. Smell of sweetest fennel. (Milton) A sprig of fennel was in fact the theological smelling bottle of the tender sex. (s. G. Goodrich) Azorean, or sweet, fennel, (Faeniculum dulce). It is a smaller and stouter plant than the common fennel, and is used as a pot herb. Dogs fennel (anthemis Cotula), a foul-smelling European weed; called also mayweed.

(Science: botany) fennel flower, the distilled water of fennel seed. It is stimulant and carminative. Giant fennel (ferula communis), has stems full of pith, which, it is said, were used to carry fire, first, by prometheus. Hogs fennel, a European plant (Peucedanum officinale) looking something like fennel.

Origin: as. Fenol, finol, from L. Feniculum, faeniculum, dim. Of fenum, faenum, hay: cf. F. Fenouil. Cf. Fenugreek. Finochio.


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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... corn! I use digestive enzymes when I know I am going out to eat to help me process my meal that will undoubtly have soy or corn in it. All the fennel seed, peppermint, and even digestive enzymes will not help the problem go away. Your immune system is very strong and if it doesn't like something ...

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by kolean
Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:57 pm
 
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... and binto beans, and soy. my gyno said some of these are culprits. i plan to go to a chinese herb doctor, and/or go to naturalpathetic medicine. fennel seed, and peppermint are suppose to be good. i believe menopause has something to do with it. i just turned 50 in jan. and am in menopause now. ...

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by lissykuz
Tue Jul 07, 2009 7:06 am
 
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