A true ally of women!
This vegetable is a herbaceous plant belonging to the Umbrelliferae or Apiaceae family. It is cultivated for fresh consumption and is an annual or biennial plant.
At the base there are very large sheath leaves, fleshy and overlapping, to form the characteristic white heart used for food purposes. The flowers are yellow.
Crunchy and pleasantly scented, fennel is perhaps one of the most common vegetables on the Mediterranean area.
It is a plant rich in water with few calories. It is also rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins. In particular 100 grams of fennel contain about 7% of the recommended daily amount of potassium, 5% of phosphorus and calcium and 2% of vitamin A.
Menstrual pain, menopause, stimulation of milk production after childbirth: fennel is a true ally of women. Also for the body: it has diuretic effects, stimulates diuresis and the elimination of toxins. it is also useful for digestion and helps you to eliminate the air that is in the intestine and in the stomach.