sweet fennel


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sweet fennel

n.
See fennel.
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Species in the mix include: spring triticale; perennial rye; coleor kale; sweet fennel; gold of pleasure; brown mustard; fodder radish; sweet clover; phacelia; linseed and chicory.
The estragole is a naturally occurring flavor in tarragon, anis vert, sweet fennel, anis star, sweet basil, and others.
Add five drops sweet fennel essential oil to 10ml sunflower oil and massage into the abdomen in a clockwise direction.
A frequent visitor to open wet areas and gardens, the black swallowtail's host plants are primarily in the Apiaceae family, which includes carrot, wild parsnip, caraway, celery, dill, parsley, sweet fennel, and Queen Anne's lace.
House of Elrick Gin is made from juniper, coriander, citrus, angelica, pink peppercorn, sweet fennel, heather and rose petals plus fresh water drawn from Loch Ness.
Furthermore, Mahfouz and Sharaf-Eldin (2007) reported that free-living nitrogen fixing bacteria viz; Azospirillum lipoferum have not only the ability to fix nitrogen but also release phyto-hormones similar to gibberellic acid and indole acetic acid, which could stimulate plant growth, absorption of nutrients and photosynthesis with subsequent improvement of yield and essential oil components of sweet fennel. Darzi et al., (2013) reported that essential oil yield of fennel seeds increased significantly by increasing the vermi compost.