Fennel Water: Recipe And Benefits
Fennel seeds, popularly referred to as saunf, are loaded with nutrients. It is a rich store-house of Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese and Calcium. While fennel seeds are often incorporated in the Indian diet in the form of spices added to curries and post-meal mouth freshener, one of the easiest ways to reap the benefits of fennel seeds is in the form of fennel water, consumed on a regular basis.
How To Make Fennel Water?
The simplest way to prepare fennel water is to add 1 tsp of fennel seeds to a glass full of warm water and then, leave it to steep for 5 mins. You have to drink this water empty stomach to reap its benefits.
Heath Benefits Of Drinking Fennel Water
Improves Digestion: Fennel seeds have essential oils that facilitate digestion by supplementing digestive enzyme production. Regular consumption of fennel water helps curb gastric disorders, bloating and constipation.
Helps In Weight Loss: Fennel water acts as an appetite suppressant. It tends to curb your desire to overeat and helps with weight loss issues.
Period cramps remedy – Call it fennel water, fennel drink or fennel tea, this recipe has the added slimming effects and anti-inflammatory benefits of ginger and honey. Add a tsp fennel seeds and 1 tsp chopped ginger to 250ml water. Boil together and once it starts bubbling, turn off the flame and let it steep for 5 minutes. Strain it after another ten minutes. Add a tsp honey and sip on it warm.
Blood Purification: Fennel water intake helps flush out toxins from the body. Fennel seeds with diuretic properties induce better kidney function and help in blood purification. It reduces the body’s tendency of water retention and even facilitates perspiration.
Better Eyesight: Fennel seeds contain vitamin A which helps make your eyesight better. In fact, fennel seed extracts are known to be used for glaucoma treatment. READ MORE – Peppermint Hair water – clear dandruff and boost hair growth
Regulates Blood Pressure: Fennel seeds contain potassium that helps regulate blood pressure as well as the heart rate.
Beauty Benefits Of Fennel Water
Stronger Hair: Fennel seeds contain antioxidants and minerals like calcium, Iron, Potassium, Zinc, Manganese etc that nourish the hair follicles and make them strong. Drink fennel water regularly and use freshly brewed fennel seed tea as hair rinse to promote hair growth and stop premature greying of hair.
Healthy Hair: Fennel seeds contain essential oil compounds like limonene, anethole and chavicol that promote healthy and glossy hair. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins like Vitamin A, B and C, fennel seeds help protect your hair from damages. Rinse your hair with fennel water to which you have added a few drops of rosemary oil.
Clear Skin: Drinking fennel water helps fight breakouts. Fennel seed water contains a good supply of calcium, zinc and selenium that promote hormonal balance and imparts blemish-free skin. You can also add a few drops of tea tree oil to fennel water and use it as a toner for your face. READ MORE – CASTOR OIL RICE WATER HAIR SPRAY for thicker hair growth