Sweet fennel

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Sweet fennel or sweet fennel fruit.[1][2][3][4]

Alternative names[edit | edit source]

  • Foeniculi dulcis fructus
  • Foeniculum vulgare Miller subsp. vulgare var. dulce
  • (Miller) Thellung (sweet fennel fruit)[1][4]

Theory[edit | edit source]

Evidence[edit | edit source]

The European Union's Committee on Herbal Medicine recognizes sweet fennl's use for:

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Risks and side effects[edit | edit source]

The European Union Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products states to avoid using it if hypersensitive or allergic to the active substance, any of the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family (aniseed, caraway, celery, coriander and dill), or to anethole.[1] Can cause allergic reactions affecting the skin and breathing.[2]

Costs and availability[edit | edit source]

Available without a prescription

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