From Digestive Issues To Flawless Skin, Know Health Benefits Of Consuming Fennel Seeds Everyday
Who doesn't like to enjoy his favourite food? Everyone does. But what if your favourite food comes at the cost of your digestive health?
Many of us often come across digestive issues like gas, constipation, acidity, bloating, indigestion, heaviness, heartburn and acid reflux when enjoy our favourite food once in a while. These digestive issues are the sign of weak digestive health which is a result of an unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits.
These occasional digestive issues look familiar to our antacids and we grab these temporary solutions for temporary relief. The next time you will have these problems again while having your favourite food, you will definitely keep your temporary solutions stand by.
The best way to combat these issues permanently is Ayurveda. Nature is full of surprises and one of the benefits of the treasure of nature is to cure health ailments with root cause-based treatment.
We often search for chemists nearby when we have the occasional digestive issues but we forget to look out in our kitchen, full of effective home remedies. Fennel seeds or saunf is one of the popular remedies that come in handy in our kitchen to cure digestive issues.
Fennel seeds are grown in parts of India and the Mediterranean areas. It is often offered in restaurants and some Indian households post-meals to promote faster digestion because of their health benefits. You can reap the health benefits of fennel no matter you consume it raw or cooked. But these tiny seeds are full of health benefits apart from just digestive health. It is an ancient secret beauty ingredient that helps you flaunt your flawless skin effortlessly.
These tiny seeds are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K and minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, selenium, iron and are loaded with antioxidants. Here are some of the popular health benefits of fennel seeds
Bad Breath- This aromatic herb plays a major role in oral health. It has essential oils that work as a mouth freshener and combats bad breath with its antibacterial properties.
Pacify Doshas- Fennel seeds are an effective remedy for managing tri-doshas and provide a cooling effect on the body. It can be used as an ideal refreshing drink to calm down the body heat during summer.
Secretion of Saliva- These nutritious seeds helps to increase the secretion of saliva in the mouth that combines with the food while chewing and reaches our stomach with swallowed food to promote digestion.
Improve Digestive Health- Essential oils in fennel seeds helps to increase the secretion of digestive juices and enzymes that helps to break down the food in the body to improve digestive health.
Constipation- Fiber and laxative properties of fennel seeds helps to stimulate the walls of the intestine to regulate the smooth functioning of the bowel. It also helps to relax muscles in the intestine to treat constipation.
Indigestion- The carminative property of fennel seeds helps to relieve blenching and gas. Its antispasmodic properties help to treat abdominal cramps in the condition of indigestion.
Natural Antacid- Fennel seeds works as an antacid and neutralize the production of excessive acid. Its anti-spasmodic and carminative properties treat flatulence, heartburn, bloating and GERD.
Manage Appetite- These magical seeds can help normalize your appetite and make you feel full for longer that keeps the unwanted hunger pangs away. This helps to manage weight better.
Skin Health- Fennel seeds are packed with essential minerals like potassium, selenium and zinc that helps to balance the level of oxygen in the bloodstream to make your skin glow and add radiance.
Anti-ageing- Its natural antioxidants help to fight free radical damage and keep skin cells healthy. It helps to reduce the signs of ageing like wrinkles and fine lines to make your skin look younger.
Cure Acne- The essential minerals like zinc, calcium and selenium helps to balance hormones and provide a cooling effect on the skin that helps to combat acne caused by hormonal disbalance.
Purifies Blood- The essential oils present in fennel seeds help to purify the blood by flushing out the harmful toxins out of the body and helping in better absorption of nutrients.
Apart from that fennel seeds also helps to reduce the formation of a blood clot, promote lactation, regulate blood pressure, improve vision, promote bone health, regulate blood sugar, improve metabolism and promote weight loss.
Vigyanveda has blended these benefits of fennel seeds in Vigyanveda’s Soulfly with other effective Ayurvedic herbs like seena, amla and ajmo to address occasional digestive issues and promote healthy glowing skin naturally.