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Fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare Mill . ) : A Common Spice with Unique Medicinal Properties

  title={Fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare Mill . ) : A Common Spice with Unique Medicinal Properties},
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
Introduction: Foeniculum vulgare is a perennial, aromatic plant belonging to Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family. The fruits, commonly referred to as seeds, are ridged, aromatic and oblong or ellipsoid shaped. Originally indigenous to the Mediterranean region, it has now been naturalized and cultivated throughout the world and is universally known as fennel and by more than 100 other names. The dried fruits and aerial parts have widely been used since ancient times in culinary and traditional folk… 
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