Fennel is vastly grown all over Middle Eastern, Europe, India, China, and Turkey. This herbaceous plant has up to 2 meter height with dark green feathery (silky) leaves and vibrant yellow flowers in umbels. Usually, raw fennel seeds are collected when the seed heads become light brown in colour. The seeds, which look like to anise seeds in appearance, characteristic elongated or curved (comma) shape, light brown color with thin vertical lines on surface and are about 3-4mm long.
Major health benefits of raw fennel seeds
- Fennel seeds offer strength and long life. These seeds are used for medicinal purposes due to their beneficial nutrients, essential anti-oxidants, compounds, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals.
- Raw fennel seeds have Kaemferol and Quercetin antioxidants. These are efficient enough in removing harmful free radicals present in the human body and therefore, prevent cancers, aging, infection and degenerative neurological disorders.
- Besides dietary fiber, fennel seeds also have essential oil compounds like anethole, pinene, chavicol, myrcene, limonene, and more.
- It’s a concentrated source of iron, copper, potassium, calcium, zinc, selenium, manganese, and magnesium. Consuming raw fennel seeds provide you vital vitamins like Vitamin A, C, E and B complex.
Storing raw fennel seeds is not so difficult, yet need to be considered. You can store them in cool and dark place such as your refrigerator in an airtight jar. These seeds often lose flavor faster in open air due to evaporation of essential oils present within the seeds.
How to use raw fennel seeds?
Fennel seed is vastly recognized as a savory spice. Indians mostly use raw fennel seeds in cooking several dishes. You can use it in cheese spread, fish and vegetable cooking. In India, raw fennel seeds are consumed after food to enhance digestion.
Where to get quality seeds?
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