Fennel seeds for weight loss.

Newsgroups: alt.folklore.herbs
Subject: Fennel and Weight Loss
From: bo869.FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Carlene Paquette)
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 1995 21:59:45 GMT

Over the holidays I was speaking to a friend of mine who has been an active herbalist for years. I was telling her that I wanted to lose weight and she recommended that I take Fennel - either in teas or by drinking the seeds. (Generally I can't stand teas but the seeds alone tasted okay - licorice like.) Unfortunately I didn't really ask WHY fennel would help ... silly me. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas?


From: hilda.elf.com (Hilda Marshall)

> I was wondering if anyone had any ideas?

Fennel is a diuretic - it's supposed to be a good balance for premenstrual bloat.

Love, Hilda