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Fennel Stalk Benefits (According to Ayurveda)

How Does This Ayurvedic Food Improve Wellness?

CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW

Recipes with Fennel Stalk: Cucumber Pear Juice Smoothie
Recipes with Fennel Stalk: Cucumber Pear Juice Smoothie
Family celebrations at my grandma's house always started with fennel bulb and olives. This traditional Mediterranean appetizer perked up our palate before the holiday meal, stimulating hunger, and priming the digestive system. Sweet and stimulating, fennel functions as an excellent mouth freshener. It possesses a unique combination of stimulating and cooling qualities that stimulate the appetite before meals.

The crispy, vivacious texture of fennel bulb is tempered by a cool quality the calms the mind and increases clarity.

Cleansing and Moisturizing

As a diuretic it purges excess spring water weight and detoxifies the blood. Its diuretic and cooling properties make it excellent for flushing the urinary tract, soothing burning sensations.

However, Fennel is estrogenic in nature, so it moisturizes and builds despite its diuretic nature. Fennel increases growth of breast tissue. It also has diaphoretic properties that increase the flow of milk in lactating mothers.

Clear the Lungs

Many lung formulas utilize fennel to clear phlegm and relieve cough. Ancient Romans regarded fennel as the herb of sight and rightly so, for root extracts of fennel have been used to clear cloudiness of the eyes and cure glaucoma.
Fennel has been shown to protect the liver of experimental animals from chemical toxicity. In Chinese medicine, fennel has the properties of soothing liver Qi, warming the kidney, expelling cold and alleviating pain. It specifically regulates & harmonizes stomach Qi.

Like licorice and cardamom, it may be used to help harmonize other formulas. Western herbalists use fennel for its anti-cancer properties.

About Fennel Stalk

Cool and soothing, verdant and fragrant, fennel is a member of the carrot family that includes other popular spices such as cumin, coriander, dill and celery. Fennel is used as a flavoring in some natural toothpastes and mouth fresheners.

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Is Fennel Stalk Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?

Find out by taking this free, easy quiz. You'll learn your body type, and whether 'Fennel Stalk' is a good fit. Complete the basic quiz in 1 minute, or go deeper with additional quizzes at your own leisure to learn more about your body.

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AYURVEDA'S GUIDE TO VITALITY & WHOLESOME NOURISHMENT

Your Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body and your specific imbalances. With an Ayurvedic diet you feel joy and satisfaction because what you are eating truly nourishes and balances you. Disease results from diets and lifestyles that are incompatible with your nature. By eating a personalized diet matched to your body, you experience optimal health. See How it Works.
SERVING SIZE: 1/2 c
SPECIES: Foeniculum vulgare
FAMILY: Apiaceae

PREPARATION: RAW, SALAD
EAT IN: SUMMER

Biocharacteristics of Fennel Stalk

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INCREASES
Guna Help

Increases These Biocharacteristics (Gunas)

Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main biocharacteristics (gunas). Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance. By knowing which characteristics are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick. Every characteristic has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold). You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite characteristic.

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DRY

ABOUT DRY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Dry is identified by lack of moisture, lack of fat, or anything that causes diuresis.

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LIGHT

ABOUT LIGHT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Lightness is identified by reduced weight.

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LIQUEFIED

ABOUT LIQUEFIED BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Substances that thin fluids (lower viscosity of blood plasma). These may include blood thinners or mucolytic herbs.

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COLD

ABOUT COLD BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Cold refers to anything that reduces body temperature, metabolism, and blood flow.

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TASTES
Taste Help

The 6 Tastes

Taste is used to sense the most basic properties and effects of food. Each taste has a specific medicinal effect on your body. Cravings for food with certain tastes indicate your body is craving specific medicinal results from food. Taste is experienced on the tongue and represents your body's reaction to foods. Sweet taste causes physical satisfaction and attraction whereas bitter taste causes discomfort and aversion. Kapha should use less sweet taste while Vata and Pitta would benefit from using more sweet taste. One of the first signs of illness is that your taste and appetite for food changes. The six tastes are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Do you crave foods with any of the tastes below?

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PUNGENT

ABOUT PUNGENT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Pungency is characterized by irritation, or sharp, spicy foods that irritate the mouth such as black pepper.

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BITTER

ABOUT BITTER BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Bitter taste has cholagogue action - it is cold, clear, light, and stimulating. It increases digestive enzymes, laxative, and drying.

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SWEET

ABOUT SWEET BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Sweet refers to anything builds tissue, including macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

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DOSHAS
Dosha Help

The Three Doshas / Body Types

According to the biocharacteristic theory of medicine, people tend to get sick, over and over again, due to habitual causes and imbalances that are unique to the person. Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness. Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency. Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses. The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.

The 3 functional body types (doshas), are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha). Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy. They are easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry. Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy. They tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed. Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass. If they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion. Anabolic people tend to be stable and grounded.

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PACIFIES
Kapha pacifying Pitta pacifying Vata pacifying
HAS THE FOLLOWING
Subtaste:
Aromatic

AROMATIC

Herbs or spices with volatile essential oils that present strong aromas. Aromatic oils shock, refresh and numb tissue, with the end result of relaxing, opening and clearing stagnant fluids in tissues.

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Bland

BLAND

Bland means doesn't have much taste. In Chinese medicine, bland taste refers to afood without little macronutrients, such as cabbage, radish or bok choy.

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Family: Apiaceae
HERBAL ACTIONS
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Medicinal Benefits, Uses & Herbal Actions of Fennel Stalk
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Experiences are Personal
Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.

Appetizer

APPETIZER

Herbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.

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Digestive

DIGESTIVE

Herbs that encourage healthy digestion.

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Spleen Tonic

SPLEEN-TONIC

An herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.

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Internal Detoxicant

INTERNAL-DETOXICANT

Liquefies, dissolves, decongests or dislodges internal stagnant toxins. Decongests the lymphatic system.

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Stimulates Energy

STIMULATES-ENERGY

This category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs.

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Diuretic

DIURETIC

Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.

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Antiandrogen

ANTIANDROGEN

Reduces androgen (testosterone), which can reduce excess growth, drive, and libido. Reduces skin oiliness. Helpful for prostate enlargement.

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Galactagogue

GALACTAGOGUE

Increases production of breast milk, often by raising prolactin and diaphoresis.

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Constituents:
Nitric Oxide

STRONG NITRIC-OXIDE

Improves circulation by dilating blood vessels. Protects blood vessels from damage. Improves athletic performance, libido, immunity, and brain health.

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, Potassium, Soluble Fiber, Vitamin C

Foods with a Similar Nature to Fennel Stalk

Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds has these Actions in Common

Stimulates-energy, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Antiandrogen, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Appetizer, Galactagogue

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Dill

Dill has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Appetizer, Galactagogue, Stimulates-energy

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Basil

Basil has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Antiandrogen, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Appetizer, Galactagogue

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Galactagogue, Stimulates-energy, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic

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Cardamom

Cardamom has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Internal-detoxicant, Digestive, Spleen-tonic, Diuretic, Stimulates-energy

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Nigella (black cumin)

Nigella (black cumin) has these Actions in Common

Stimulates-energy, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Galactagogue

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Cilantro

Cilantro has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Internal-detoxicant, Digestive, Spleen-tonic, Diuretic, Stimulates-energy

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Mustard

Mustard has these Actions in Common

Diuretic, Stimulates-energy, Internal-detoxicant, Digestive, Spleen-tonic

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Saffron

Saffron has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic, Galactagogue, Stimulates-energy

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek has these Actions in Common

Galactagogue, Stimulates-energy, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Diuretic, Spleen-tonic

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Herb Supplements with a Similar Nature to Fennel Stalk

Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea

Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea has these Actions in Common

Spleen-tonic, Digestive, Diuretic, Galactagogue, Internal-detoxicant

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Musta

Musta has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Digestive, Galactagogue, Internal-detoxicant, Stimulates-energy

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Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Stimulates-energy

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Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto has these Actions in Common

Antiandrogen, Digestive, Diuretic, Galactagogue, Spleen-tonic

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Thyme White Essential Oil - 1/3 oz

Thyme White Essential Oil - 1/3 oz has these Actions in Common

Stimulates-energy, Appetizer, Digestive, Internal-detoxicant, Spleen-tonic

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Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root

Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root has these Actions in Common

Internal-detoxicant, Spleen-tonic, Digestive, Diuretic

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Bhumyamalaki

Bhumyamalaki has these Actions in Common

Internal-detoxicant, Antiandrogen, Digestive, Diuretic

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Dandelion Root

Dandelion Root has these Actions in Common

Digestive, Diuretic, Galactagogue, Internal-detoxicant

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Kushta

Kushta has these Actions in Common

Appetizer, Digestive, Diuretic, Internal-detoxicant

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Kava Kava

Kava Kava has these Actions in Common

Antiandrogen, Digestive, Diuretic, Internal-detoxicant

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Manjistha

Manjistha has these Actions in Common

Antiandrogen, Diuretic, Internal-detoxicant, Spleen-tonic

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Impact of Fennel Stalk

In each clinical research trial below, students from the Joyful Belly School of Ayurveda ate the selected food for 3 days and reported the pharmacological effects. See other clinical research trials for diet & herbs at Joyful Belly.

TEMPERATURE/CIRCULATION

How did Fennel Stalk affect your temperature?

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12
12
4
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Much colderSlightly colderSameSlightly warmerMuch warmer
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your sweat quantity?

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2
23
6
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the color of your tongue body?

3
11
0
17
PalerRedderBluerNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the swelling of your tongue body?

4
5
22
More SwellingLess SwellingNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your appetite/hunger?

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7
9
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Much less hungrySlightly less hungrySameSlightly hungrierMuch hungrier
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your digestion speed?

1
8
19
2
1
Much fasterSlightly fasterSameSlightly slowerMuch slower
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

TOXINS

How did Fennel Stalk affect the amount of gas & bloating?

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Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool smell?

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6
19
4
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Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

Tongue: How did Fennel Stalk affect the thickness & size of your tongue coating?

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10
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3
0
Much smallerSlightly lessSameSlightly larger coatingMuch larger
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the color of your tongue coating?

1
0
2
5
23
YellowerBrownerGrayerWhiterNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine smell?

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4
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6
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Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the amount of bubbles in your urine?

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1
25
4
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMany more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your sweat smell?

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2
25
4
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Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

HYDRATION

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine frequency/quantity?

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12
2
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the cracks on your tongue?

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4
22
5
0
Larger/longer/more cracksSlightly moreSameSlightly less/smaller/shorterMuch less
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

NERVOUS-SYSTEM

How did Fennel Stalk affect your energy levels?

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3
12
16
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Much less energySlightly lessSameSlightly more energyMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your muscle tension?

2
11
15
3
0
Much less tensionSlightly lessSameSlightly more tensionMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your anxiety?

2
9
16
4
0
Much less anxietySlightly lessSameSlightly more anxietyMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the stillness of your tongue?

3
23
5
More stillNo ChangeMore Trembling / Jittery
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

DIGESTION

How did Fennel Stalk affect the amount of gas & bloating?

1
11
15
4
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Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your appetite/hunger?

2
7
9
13
0
Much less hungrySlightly less hungrySameSlightly hungrierMuch hungrier
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your digestion speed?

1
8
19
2
1
Much fasterSlightly fasterSameSlightly slowerMuch slower
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

TONGUE

How did Fennel Stalk affect the cracks on your tongue?

0
4
22
5
0
Larger/longer/more cracksSlightly moreSameSlightly less/smaller/shorterMuch less
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

Tongue: How did Fennel Stalk affect the thickness & size of your tongue coating?

1
10
17
3
0
Much smallerSlightly lessSameSlightly larger coatingMuch larger
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the swelling of your tongue body?

4
5
22
More SwellingLess SwellingNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the color of your tongue body?

3
11
0
17
PalerRedderBluerNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the stillness of your tongue?

3
23
5
More stillNo ChangeMore Trembling / Jittery
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the color of your tongue coating?

1
0
2
5
23
YellowerBrownerGrayerWhiterNo Change
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

STOOL

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool smell?

2
6
19
4
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool consistency?

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14
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Much softerSlightly softerSameSlightly harderMuch harder
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool frequency/quantity?

0
2
24
5
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool color?

0
0
4
1
26
More yellowMore grayMore greenMore orangeSame
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your stool lightness?

0
7
20
4
0
Much lighterSlightly lighterSameSlightly darkerMuch darker
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

URINE

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine frequency/quantity?

0
2
15
12
2
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect the amount of bubbles in your urine?

1
1
25
4
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMany more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine clarity?

3
22
6
More cloudySameMore clear
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine smell?

0
4
21
6
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your urine lightness?

1
8
19
3
0
Much lighterSlightly lighterSameSlightly DarkerMuch Darker
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

SWEAT

How did Fennel Stalk affect your sweat smell?

0
2
25
4
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your sweat quantity?

0
2
23
6
0
Much lessSlightly lessSameSlightly moreMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

SYSTEMIC

How did Fennel Stalk affect your anxiety?

2
9
16
4
0
Much less anxietySlightly lessSameSlightly more anxietyMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your temperature?

3
12
12
4
0
Much colderSlightly colderSameSlightly warmerMuch warmer
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your energy levels?

0
3
12
16
0
Much less energySlightly lessSameSlightly more energyMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)

How did Fennel Stalk affect your muscle tension?

2
11
15
3
0
Much less tensionSlightly lessSameSlightly more tensionMuch more
Total Responses: 31 Study ID:16 (2021-02-02 - 2021-03-03)


Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.

TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMS

Fennel Stalk may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any food for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this food to treat a medical condition.

HOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?

Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.

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About John Joseph Immel

About the Author

John Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.

John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.

John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.

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