Medicinal properties of fennel seeds
Fennel seeds have bactericidal, choleretic, diuretic, diaphoretic and expectorant action. They have a positive effect on the digestive, cardiovascular, urinary and hematopoietic system. Helps to normalize blood pressure, cope with insomnia. The use of fennel seeds allows to normalize the digestive tract, relieves flatulence, stimulates intestinal peristalsis, improves the production of gastric juices, increases appetite, helps to remove toxins and wastes.
Indications for the use of fennel seeds are: disorders and diseases of the digestive tract, increased blood pressure, dysfunction of the cardiovascular system, restricted blood flow, diseases of the urogenital system, obstruction of the outflow of bile, bronchitis, colds, increased nervous irritability, insomnia.
How to use fennel seeds
As a medicine fresh and dried dill seeds is in the form of decoctions, infusions. To prepare the infusion, pour boiling water over seed and leave to cool. You can pre-grind them. To prepare the broth pour 1 tbsp fennel seeds liter of boiling water, cook the mixture over medium heat for 5 minutes, cool, strain.
For pain in the stomach take the infusion of ½ Cup 3 times a day before meals. As a diuretic drink broth 1/3 Cup 30 minutes before meals, three times a day. For insomnia drink infusion of 50 ml before bedtime. Gastritis with low acidity, diseases of the gallbladder grind into a powder fennel seeds and take ½ teaspoon during meals, drinking water. Swelling of the eyelids, redness and eye fatigue make lotions. Soak in the broth on a cotton pad and apply to eyes for 5-10 min.
A decoction of fennel seeds prescribed to infants with colic. Helps get rid of gases, promotes the proper functioning of the stomach and intestines, suppresses putrefactive processes, has a calming effect. "Dill water" is prepared as follows. Pour 1 tbsp seeds Cup of boiling water, let steep one hour and strain. Let's infusion child 1 teaspoon 3 times a day for 15 minutes before feeding.
Fennel seeds are contraindicated in hypotension, hypersensitivity of the organism to this agent. Caution should be taken by pregnant women. It is recommended to consult with your doctor. In the absence of contraindications, a decoction of fennel seeds during pregnancy can help with swelling, sleep problems, high blood pressure.