Fennel seeds

Fennel seeds have been used as a flavoring, scent, insect repellent, herbal remedy for poisoning and gastro-intestinal conditions, and as a stimulant to promote lactation and menstruation. Fennel is native to Southern Europe and grown extensively all over Europe, Middle-Eastern, China, India, and Turkey. The seeds, which appear similar to anise seeds, feature oblong or curved like comma shape, about 3-4 mm long, light brown color and fine stripes over their surface.  Dried fennel seed is an aromatic, liquorice flavoured spice, brown or green in colour when fresh, slowly turning a dull g..

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