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Common name(s): fennel, sweet fennel, large fennel
Origin: southern Mediterranean
Parts used: seeds
Constituents: essential oils (consisting of anethole, estrogole, fenchone), flavonoids (rutin, quercetin, kaempferol glycosides), fixed oils, tocopherols, sterols, silica
Therapeutic actions: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-catarrhal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, galactagogue, hepatoprotective, laxative, nervine, phytoestrogenic, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge
Organs or systems affected: gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, central nervous system
Main medicinal uses:
Counterindications: Should not be taken during pregnancy, because it can stimulate the uterus
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