Fennel is a loved staple and a traditional remedy in most Indian homes. All parts of the fennel plant including its stems, leaves, flowers, and seeds provides exquisite flavor that can spice up any recipe. It has also been widely used in traditional medicine for centuries. Here are 5 ways in which fennel can do wonders for your skin, hair and health.
Improve Digestive Health
The fennel seeds are often used to treat an array of digestive ailments including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, and even colic in infants. It is also used to treat digestive ailments like irritable bowel syndrome.
Treat Respiratory Ailments
The fennel seeds can help clear sinuses and relieve asthma symptoms. Their healing properties can help in treating respiratory ailments like bronchitis, cough, and congestion.
Combat Bad Breath
Simply munching on 5 to 10 fennel seeds can freshen your breath instantly. It has antibacterial properties that help fight the germs that cause bad breath.
Improve Skin Tone
Fennels seeds are used in multiple ways to enhance skin texture.
Add a tablespoon of fennel seeds to boiling water and use the steam coming out of it to cleanse your face. Do this twice a week to clean the pores and make your skin glow.
Improve Hair Health
The antioxidants and other antimicrobial properties in fennel seeds help treat dandruff, scalp itchiness, hair breakage, and hair fall. Use cooled fennel seed tea as a last rinse on your hair boost hair health and prevent hair breakage and hair fall.
However, we recommend you talk to your doctor before using any home remedy.