Fennel seed
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Fennel seed in TCM:

Explore the properties of Fennel seed according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: warm

Channels: ST, SP, UB, KD, LV

Flavors: sweet, pungent
Tonifies: qi, yang

Special Properties:
circulates qi, disperses cold, resolves phlegm


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Fennel seed is known for its ability to tonify yang and qi. It also helps to promote qi circulation, disperse cold, and resolve phlegm.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Stomach, Spleen, Urine Bladder, Kidney, and Liver. The flavor of Fennel seed is sweet and acrid, and it is considered to be warm in temperature.