The Mediterranean native fennel seeds have a very aromatic, slightly sweet, and warm liquorice-like taste. This wonderful yellowish-green spice is the dried seeds of the flavorful culinary fennel herb, Foeniculum vulgare. Fennel leaves, its bulb, and the most powerful and expensive fennel pollen are also traditionally used in many cuisines around the world to enhance the flavour of dishes. However, fennel seeds are more frequently used. This is a common spice in soups, sauces, cured meats, sausages, fish dishes, pickles, stews, etc, and also a delicious addition in many sweet dishes. Fennel seeds used after toasted for a while will accentuate the flavour to the cooking of savoury dishes and helps to bring out the whole aroma. India has been closely associated with fennel seeds since ancient times, extensively found in Indian cooking, and happens to be the largest exporter of fennel in the world market. Bosorganics is one of the leading exporters of high-quality fennel seeds rich in nutrition all over the world.
Fennel seeds are one of those spices loaded with dense nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium, and manganese. We use this tiny spice as a palate cleanser to chew on after a scrumptious meal, not only as a mouth freshener but also to help with digestion and help prevent heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, etc. These seeds are such a marvellous ingredient imbued with a lot of health benefits from weight loss to cancer-fighting properties. The presence of minerals and fibre content in fennel seeds aids to maintain cholesterol levels, thereby keeping your heart healthy. It is also treasured for its potential antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits.
The benefits of fennel are not limited to health-boosting properties; it is also an excellent remedy for most skin and hair problems. That is why it has been established in many products such as soap making, skin care, body products, and hair care products. The fennel plant is a perennial herb and will grow perfectly in a cool and dry climate along with loamy, moist but well-drained soil. Fennel seeds are ready to harvest once the flowers die, seed heads fully ripened and when the seeds are fully matured. Fennel is one of the primary herbs used in the preparation of absinthe, the highly alcoholic beverage derived from botanicals.