Rich in phytoestrogens, Fennel is often used for colic, irritable bowel, suppressing appetite, breast enlargement, promoting menstruation, and improving your digestive system. For cancer patients who are experiencing radiation and chemotherapy, Fennel helps to rebuild the digestive system. Fennel is an amazing herb as it has a wide range of ailments and conditions that it may help with. But how does Fennel aid and improve your kidneys, liver, and lungs?
With damaged kidneys, waste products and fluid may build up inside of your body. This may cause swelling in your ankles, nausea, weakness, poor sleep, and shortness of breath. Without treatment kidney damage may get worse and could be life-threatening. With strong antioxidant properties, Fennel helps by reducing inflammation.
Hemochromatosis, alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and hepatitis A, C, and B viruses. Liver diseases are commonly caused by unprotected sex, misuse of needles (transfer of blood from infected person to another through unsanitary use of needles), and excessive drinking. Excessive drinking for women would be 4 or more drinks in a single occasion, and for men 5 of more drinks. Fennel contains high properties of selenium which boosts production of enzymes in the liver to help it detoxify naturally.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening condition where the longs cannot provide the body’s vital organs with enough oxygen. This is a condition where fluid builds and collects in the air sacs of the lungs, depriving organs of oxygen. Fennel is used to help respiratory disorders and helps to clear extra mucus from your respiratory tract.
Adding fennel to your diet is simple and easy. Check out our blog post on BBQ Fennel Salad!