Accession Number: pdtdbp00051

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Fennel
Alternative Names : Garden Fennel, Fenouil Commun, Foeniculum Capillaceum, பெருஞ்சீரகம்
Scientific Name : Foeniculum vulgare
Medicinal Parts : Seed, Flower, Fruit, Oil
Plant Category : Herb, Spice
2° Metabolites (16/49) :
(3beta,5alpha,8alpha,22E) 5,8-Epidioxy-ergosta-6,22-dien-3-ol, 1,3-O-Di-caffeoylquinic acid, 1,4-O-Di-caffeoylquinic acid, 1,5-O-Di-caffeoylquinic acid, 2,3-Dihydropropylheptadec-5-onoate, 3-O-Caffeoylquinic acid, 4-O-Caffeoylquinic acid, 5-O-Caffeoylquinic acid, 7α-Hydroxycampesterol, Benzoisofuranone derivatives, Calcium, Carbohydrates, Diglucoside stilbene trimers, Eriodictyol-7-rutinoside, Estragole, Fat, Fenchone, Iron, Isoquercitin, Isorhamnetin 3-O-glucoside, Kaempferol 3-O-glucoside, Kaempferol 3-O-rutinoside, Kampferol 3-O-glucuronide, Magnesium, Manganese, Oleanolic acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Quercetin-3-O-galactoside, Quercetin-3-rutinoside, Quercitin 3-O-glucuronide, Rosmarinic acid, Sinapyl glucoside, Syringin-4-O-β-glucoside, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc, α-Phellandrene, cis-Miyabenol C, trans-Anethole, trans-Miyabenol C, trans-Resveratrol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00147, pdtdbl00106, pdtdbl00194, pdtdbl00155, pdtdbl00116, pdtdbl00008, pdtdbl00009, pdtdbl00010, pdtdbl00011, pdtdbl00012, pdtdbl00013, pdtdbl00016, pdtdbl00017, pdtdbl00018, pdtdbl00124, pdtdbl00143
Plant Description :
  • Fennel is a perennial, pleasant-smelling herb with yellow flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean, but is now found throughout the world. Dried fennel seeds are often used in cooking as an anise-flavored spice. But don’t confuse fennel with anise; though they look and taste similar, they are not the same. Fennel’s dried ripe seeds and oil are used to make medicine.
  • Fennel is used for various digestive problems including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, and colic in infants. It is also used for upper respiratory tract infections, coughs, bronchitis, cholera, backache, bedwetting, and visual problems.
  • Some women use fennel for increasing the flow of breast milk, promoting menstruation, easing the birthing process, and increasing sex drive.
  • Fennel powder is used as a poultice for snakebites.
  • In foods and beverages, fennel oil is used as a flavoring agent.
  • In other manufacturing processes, fennel oil is used as a flavoring agent in certain laxatives, and as a fragrance component in soaps and cosmetics.
Plant Keywords : Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, Garden Fennel, Fenouil Commun, Foeniculum Capillaceum, பெருஞ்சீரகம்
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