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Fennel Seed

Botanical Name Foeniculum Vulgare
English Name Fennel
Family Name Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Varieties Machine Clean & Sortex
Availability Whole / Grounded (Powder)

Fennel Seeds is known as Sounff or Variyali in India. Fennel Seeds which grows well in mild climates, is an oval, green or yellowish brown dried aromatic ripe fruit of an herbaceous plant called Foeniculum Vulgare, a member of Parsley family. Obtained from an aromatic and medicinal plant, the seeds emit a pleasant odor, are highly aromatic and have a pungent flavor.

Fennel is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Mouse Moth and the Anise Swallowtail.

Fennel yields both an herb and a spice. All plant parts are edible: roots, stalks and leaves, with the spice coming from the dried seeds. A native to the Mediterranean, Fennel is an ancient and common plant known to the ancient Greeks. Fennel is also grown in India, the Orient, Australia, South America and has become naturalized in the US. Fennel is widely used Asian, European, Italian and Mediterranean dishes. In India fennel is widely used in meat and seafood dishes and also with pickles and vinegar for a special flavor.

  • Specifications

    Parameters Value
    Purity 99.85% / 99% / 98%
    Extraneous Foreign Matter (% by Weight) 0.50% Max
    Excreta other (By mg./lb) 5 mg/lb Max
    Mold (% by wgt.) 1% Max
    Total Ash 10% Max
    Salmonella Absent / 25 Gms
    Acid Insoluble Ash 1.25% Max
  • Uses

    • Fennel Seeds are used as mouth fresheners and digestion catalysts. They are eaten raw, roasted or with added flavors. They are religiously found in every restaurant in India and are served complimentary after eating food.
    • Fennel Seeds help to regulate blood pressure by increasing the nitrite content in saliva.
    • Fennel Tea helps to reduce Constipation, Indigestion, IBS & Bloating.
    • Fennel Seeds help to reduce Asthma Symptoms.
    • Fennel Seeds oil helps to purify blood by removing toxins from body.
    • Fennel Seeds have very powerful free radical scavenging properties that help beat oxidative stress and protects the body from various cancers.
  • Packing & Storage

    Packaging :200 gm / 500 gm / 15 kg / 20 kg / 50 kg. Bulk order are also available as per client's requirement.

    Shelf Life :24 months after manufacturing.

    Storage : In covered finished good shed, in dry atmosphere.