Miracle of Fennel Tea

Miracle of Fennel Tea

Aromatic, little spicy and a great medicinal herb that all of us should keep in our kitchen cabinet is Fennel.

We all know fennel seeds are good for digestion and also great to get rid of that bad mouth odor.

There are many other uses of Fennel tea and try this when you have these conditions.

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1. To get relief from: abdominal pain, cramping and other types of gastrointestinal spasm:

Heat 1 tsp. of crushed fennel seeds and 1 cup of whole milk until the mixture boils.

Strain and sip the hot liquid.

2. Relief for Bronchitis & Coughs

  1.  1 ½ ounce fennel seeds
  2. 1 ounce coriander seeds
  3. 1 inch dry ginger
  • Prepare powder of all three ingredients and store in a tight bottle.
  • Use 1-2 tsps of the herbs per cup of boiling water.
  • Steep the mixture for 10 minutes and strain.
  • Sweeten the tea with 1 teaspoon of honey to enhance its expectorant effect and relieve cough quickly.

 3. Asthma and Whooping Cough Relief

  1. 1 ounce fennel seeds
  2. 1 ounce anise seeds
  3. 2/3 ounce marsh-mallow root
  4. 2/3 ounce thyme
  • Prepare powder of all four herbs
  • Use 1-2 teaspoons of the herbs per cup of boiling water.
  • Steep for 10 minutes and strain.
  • Sip at least 3 cups of the tea daily to relax the airways and relieve spasms.

 4. Flatulence Relief in Adults & Colic in Infants

  1. 1 ½ ounce fennel seeds
  2. 1 ounce caraway seeds
  3. 1 ounce anise seeds
  • Prepare powder of these 3 ingredients – mix well.
  • Use 1-2 teaspoons of the herbs per cup of boiling water.
  • Steep for 10 minutes and strain. Sweeten with honey if desired, unless the tea is to be given to an infant.

 5. Relieve Digestive Complaints in Infants & Children

Being antispasmodic fennel is good for infants in little quantity. It reduces spasm and pain in  the little one’s tummy.

  • Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 teaspoon of crushed fennel seeds.
  • Allow it to steep for 10 minutes and strain. You can use milk too for steeping.
  • Give little amount to child (above 5 years)

6. For lactation:

Use Fennel tea to increase milk production in nursing mothers. The infusion also can relieve breast infections and nipple soreness.

  • To make the tea, use 1 teaspoon of crushed fennel seeds per cup of boiling water.
  • Steep for 10 minutes and strain. Drink at least 3 cups of the tea each day.

Precautions:

Children older than 5 years of age should be given only half of the amount mentioned here. And infants should be given one-eighth of the adult dose. Do not give raw honey to babies and infants.

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Reference: Healthylife.werindia.com

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