sweet fennel


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sweet fennel

said to remedy blindness and cataracts. [Herb Symbolism; Flora Symbolica, 164]
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Effects of organic and biological fertilizers on fruit yield and essential oil of sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var.
The other kind of fennel--which also has ferny tops, only shorter--is known as Florence fennel, bulb fennel, cultivated fennel or sweet fennel. It has a white, swollen area near the ground, made up of widened stem bases wrapped tightly around each other in overlapping layers.
The Vulgare variety (Bitter fennel oil) which is cultivated mainly in Russia, Hungary, Germany, France, Italy, India, Japan, Argentina and America and the variety Dulce (Sweet fennel oil) which is cultivated in France, Italy and Southern Europe [4].
Greek athletes ate sweet fennel to build up their stamina and give them courage.
Try Twinings Nettle & Sweet Fennel Tea (from pounds 2, all major supermarkets).