The Use Of This Seed Helps Fighting Cancer
By: Pinki Sat, 22 July 2017 10:50 AM
Fennel Seeds (Foeniculum Vulgare Seeds) are also called SAUNF (SOUFF) in Hindi (in India). These are highly aromatic and flavorsome dried seeds of fennel plant. Fennel has medicinal as well as culinary uses. It provides marvelous flavors and is frequently used in Indian cooking. People commonly chew fennel seeds after a meal in India, as it helps to digest food and prevents the formation of gas in stomach.
# Fights Cancer
Fennel seeds (souff) contain antioxidants like quercetin and kaempferol. These anti-oxidants remove toxic radicals in the body and prevent cancers, neurological diseases, and aging. The body skin tells the age of a person. The anti-oxidants in fennel seeds help in keeping the skin fair and young. The fiber in fennel seed protects the colon mucous membrane from cancer. Fennel oil can be used in an oil blend. It can be massaged in the face and neck overnight to tone the skin and prevent wrinkles.
- Fennel seeds, soaked in water made into a paste mixed with oatmeal and honey, are a great face pack to prevent aging of the skin. It is a very effective scrub to cleanse, firm and freshens the skin.
# Better Digestion
Fennel seeds are a rich source of dietary fiber. Our body needs the insoluble fiber for better functioning of the stomach relieving one of a condition such as constipation. The dietary fibers bind with the bile salts and prevent it from getting absorbed into the system. The bile salts produced by cholesterol are harmful to the body and raises cholesterol levels. Consuming fennel seeds can help keep the cholesterol under control. It is an anti-emetic, purgative and a hepatic herb.
# Detoxify The Body
Fennel oils used in massage oil blend helps detoxify the body. Due to this massage, there are fewer toxins in the body to flare up the conditions like arthritis, immune disorders, and allergies.
Boiling fennel seeds and leaves and inhaling them provides relief from asthma and bronchitis.
# Sore Throat
Fennel seeds are also good for pharyngitis and sore throat or sinus problems.
# Breast Milk
Fennel seeds (souff) help lactating mothers by improving the milk production.