Dried Fennel Fruit, also known as Xiao Hui Xiang or Fennel Seeds, is widely used for its potential health benefits.
Digestion 😋: Dried fennel fruit is known for its digestive properties. It can help relieve digestive discomforts such as bloating, gas, and indigestion. It may stimulate the production of digestive enzymes, promote healthy bowel movements, and soothe the digestive system.
Anti-inflammatory ❌: Dried fennel fruit contains compounds with anti-inflammatory properties. These compounds may help reduce inflammation in the body, which can be beneficial for conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory digestive disorders.
Respiratory 💕: Dried fennel fruit is often used to support respiratory health. It may help soothe coughs, alleviate congestion, and promote expectoration. It is commonly used in herbal remedies for respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and asthma.
Female Health 💚: Dried fennel fruit is believed to have properties that can help regulate menstrual cycles and alleviate menstrual symptoms. It may help reduce menstrual pain, cramps, and discomfort. It is often used in herbal formulas for women's health.
Antioxidant 🍊: Dried fennel fruit contains antioxidants, including flavonoids and phenolic compounds. These antioxidants help protect against oxidative stress and may have anti-aging effects. They can also support overall health and wellbeing.
Oral 👄: Dried fennel fruit is sometimes used to promote oral health. It may help freshen breath, soothe gum inflammation, and support overall oral hygiene. It is commonly used in herbal toothpaste, mouthwashes, and gargles.
We recommend around 10g per portion.
Here are some suggestions on how to use Dried Fennel Fruit:
Spice blends: Dried fennel fruit is commonly used in spice blends such as garam masala, curry powder, and Chinese five-spice powder.
Seasoning: It can be used as a seasoning for soups, stews, sauces, and marinades.
Herbal tea: It can be used to make a flavourful and aromatic herbal tea by steeping the seeds in hot water.
Digestive tonic: It can be used in herbal formulations or taken as a supplement to promote healthy digestion and alleviate bloating and gas.
Flavouring and garnish: Dried fennel fruit can be used to enhance the flavour of dishes and as a garnish. Here are some uses:
When using dried fennel fruit in culinary preparations, you can either use the whole seeds or grind them into a powder using a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. The powder can be added directly to dishes or used to make spice blends. Remember to use dried fennel fruit in moderation, as its flavour can be quite strong.
Our Dried Fennel Fruit is grown using the authentic DaoDi concept and is non-sulphur treated to retain the highest quality ingredient.