Fennel | Incredible Edible Todmorden | Herbs

Fennel

fennelFoeniculum vulgaris

From Hippocrates onwards, medics have prescribed fennel to improve the flow of mothers’ milk. It is widely popular as a gastro-intestinal remedy to relieve flatulence and colic, and to improve appetite. It’s suitable for children and babies.



“Fennel seed drunk with wine stirreth lechery.” (13th Century herbal)