The use of ‘fennel’ was used to reduce the effect of snake, scorpion poison, many interesting things are related to this Indian spice

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Indian spice fennel is full of medicinal properties
Fennel benefits in the problem of fever, arthritis, constipation

Fennel is so famous that it will be seen in the spices of most homes, it is kept in small steel bowls for mouth freshener in homes, restaurants or dhabas. If you want to make special veg or non-veg vegetable, then fennel will definitely be used in the spices. That is, fennel has become an essential food in the diet. That is because there is no less quality in it. Apart from food and drink, this small fennel has been discussed on other issues as well.

It is being used for 2 thousand years

Fennel is also used as a home medicine. It is believed that fennel is being grown and eaten for about 2 thousand years. Experts doing research on fennel believe that thousands of years ago its center of origin was the fertile crescent of the earth, which includes Israel, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Turkmenistan and some regions of Asia. According to the other historical information that has been received about this spice, in Egypt about 3500 years ago, health and
It was being used as other material. A section also claims that thousands of years ago, fennel was being grown and eaten in the cold regions of India. But it is clear that there is no description of fennel in the ancient religious and Ayurveda texts of India.

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Used to reduce the effect of poison

Fennel has been used for years in food or spices, fennel has been discussed on some other issues as well. The Greeks and Romans considered it valuable and used it for medicine, food as well as to keep insects and moths away. The Romans also believed that it could control obesity. In India and China, fennel was fed to the victim after being bitten by a snake or scorpion, which reduced the effect of the poison. In the Middle Ages, fennel was considered very sacred in some countries. It was customary to hang fennel bundles on the door of the house to keep evil spirits away from the house, as well as stuffed fennel seeds in the keyhole to prevent ghosts from entering the house.

Fennel was fed to Roman warriors to give them courage

In those times, it was a custom to apply the plaster of the fennel root to the injured place after the bite of mad dogs. Roman warriors were fed fennel to give them courage and they were also garlanded with its leaves.

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It is one of the four hot seeds of the world

The characteristics of fennel were recognized long ago. Galen, who was born in Greece in the first century, who gave amazing knowledge of medicine and anatomy, considered fennel to be one of the four hot seeds of the earth. The rest were celery, parsley and asparagus. In the fifth century Anglo-Saxon people (the ancient Dutch and Germany) also included fennel in their nine sacred herbs, which were effective for fighting any disease and wound of the body. These people always used to fight wars with the British.

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In India and China, fennel was fed to the victim after being bitten by a snake or scorpion.

Fennel has many properties

Fennel is unique in its properties. It is known to be anti-oxidant, antimicrobial, anti-spasmodic (intestinal spasm) and stimulate jatharagni (food-digesting) motility. Ayurvedacharya Dr. RP Parashar believes that fennel pacifies Vata and Pitta, increases appetite and digests food. It is beneficial for the heart, brain and body.

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Fennel is also used as a mouth freshener.

It is beneficial in the problem of fever, arthritis, gout, sores, pain, eye diseases, vaginal pain, indigestion, constipation. Along with this, it also helps in curing diseases like worms in the stomach, thirst, vomiting, dysentery, piles, tuberculosis etc. It is a mouth freshener. The disadvantage of eating it in excess is that apart from itching on the skin, there may be an allergy. By the way, its taste and smell, it does not even motivate it to eat more.

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