All parts of fennel are rich in biologically active substances. The most active substances are essential oils and terpene-fenchon and anethole. Fennel also contains vitamins C, E, potassium and beta-carotene. There are also no ballast substances.
Anethole, responsible for the pleasant smell of fennel, antispasmodic and has been shown to reduce bloating. For this reason it is essential for a heavy dishes. Essential oils not only improves digestion, respiration-assist also goes to the lungs through the blood vessels. Consuming large quantities of fennel to prevent colds or flu '. Rich in vitamins B, E, D. Some sources say that Anatol has beneficial effects on milk production-which is good news for breastfeeding mothers.
Use for: salads, soups, sauces,