fennel seed

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Noun1.fennel seed - aromatic anis-scented seedsfennel seed - aromatic anis-scented seeds    
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
common fennel, Foeniculum vulgare - strongly aromatic with a smell of aniseed; leaves and seeds used for seasoning
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Combine the salt, sugar, lemon zest, pepper and fennel seed in a medium bowl.
Fennel seed, or Saunf, as we call it in Hindi, is one such spice.
Dried fennel seed, brown or green, is used as a spice.
The product was designed to stimulate digestion by delivering enzyme support from slippery elm bark, ginger root, American cranesbill root, fennel seed, licorice root, cayenne pepper fruit, piper longum, cloves, basil leaf and more.
The formulation includes certified organic herbs such as fenugreek seed, blessed thistle, nettle and fennel seed. Motherlove products are available at online retailers such as amazon.com or at www.motherlove.com.
Herbs such as pangolin scales, cinnamon twigs, fennel seed, and lindera have remarkable blood or Qi regulating properties.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the crushed fennel seed, vinegar, mayonnaise and mustard.
BI Nutraceuticals has introduced six new organic ingredients, including anise seed, fennel seed, ginger root, licorice root, psyllium and slippery elm.
Fennel seed tea has a lovely flavour and the added benefit of the reputation of helping the body to lose weight and relieving indigestion.
1 tablespoon fennel seed, toasted and ground (see NOTES)
The herbal formula consists of green tea extract, yunnan tea leaf extract, bitter orange peel extract and mate bush leaf extract to help burn calories; sweet fennel seed extract, celery leaf and tip extract and dandelion leaf extract to help cleanse the body; chicory leaf extract and artichoke leaf extract to purify the body; and lastly, kola nut extract to help tone the body.
And a study in the International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy said women who had fennel seed extract during their periods found substantial relief from menstrual pain.