Fennel, or latin name Foeniculum vulgare, is an edible plant known for its mild licorice like flavour. Its a great source of potassium, and has been used as a medicinal plant for centuries. In particular, the seeds make a great addition to baked goods and meats, or steeped in a tea. Fennel seeds quickly help relieve heartburn & indigestion, as well as intestinal gas and bloating. It is also used to help relieve infantile colic. Fennel seeds support milk production in lactating mothers, and have been shown to decrease painful menstruation. Need immediate relief from gas or indigestion? Pick it up in a tincture form!