Fennel Seed (hui xiang)

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to liver, kidneys, spleen and stomach.


Fennel Seed / Foeniculum Vulgare

(hui xiang) 茴香


 

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to liver, kidneys, spleen and stomach.

 

Characteristics: The fruit of an aromatic superior perennial herb. The fruits are medicinal, the stalks and leaves are eaten as food. It increases the body's supply of energy by improving the digestive system, extract and assimilate essential nutrients and energy from blood.

 

Therapeutic effects: Expel cold and alleviate pain in abdomen; stimulates appetite; regulate stomach energy and balance qi. Used for weak digestion; nausea and vomiting due to stomach disorders; wind injury and internal cold.