Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The roots are used to balance sex hormones, aid in fertility, regulate the menstrual cycle, relieve menstrual cramps, aid in prostate disorders and help to prevent miscarriage.
We use the berries, roots and stems as an appetite suppressant and eyewash. Fennel is also useful to aid in kidney , liver, and spleen function. It clears the lungs, relieves stomach pain, colon disorders, gas and aids in digestion. Assists in improving the comfort level of the patient during and after chemo treatments. The plant can be dried and turned into a powder which repels fleas.
This richly nutritious seed acts as a laxative, aids in eye health, reduces fever, reduces mucus, aids in natural asthma treatment, reduces lung inflammation and lung disorders. Fenugreek can be used as a oil and contains a maple-like flavor, or drunk as a tea.
We use the bark, flowers and the leaves of this herbal to aid in lung health, appetite, uterine contractions, arthritis, colitis, headaches, muscle pains, fever, tension and other pain. Should not be taken during pregnancy as it can induce labor. It is also known as featherfew and featherfoil.
I take flax seeds as I am very impressed with the fabulous nutrients they contain. Flax plants are used to make flax fabric and the seeds and oil is fantastically rich with nutrients. The tiny little seeds are power packed and will promote healthy bones, nails, teeth, skin and aid in better female health. They reduce inflammation, cholesterol and aid in colon health.
I hope you make yourself familiar with these few "F" herbals and enjoy a better health. This post is linked to ABC Wednesday. Thank you for your visit. Take care. Stay healthy and God bless! If you are interested in reading more about the fantastic and fascinating flax seed read Perhaps The Most Versatile Plant in The World.