Vol. 1, Issue 7 (2016)
Pharmacological review on foeniculum vulgare
Author(s): Pankaj Kushwah, Dr. Rakesh PateL, Dr. Anil Midda, Nandu Kayande
Abstract: Foeniculum vulgare usually called fennel has been used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments related to digestive, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems. In Ayurvedic and other traditional medicinal practices the herbal plant has been used against diseases like arthritis, irritable bowel and it will increase urine flow, improves digestive system, and improves milk flow, Different pharmacological experiments in anumber of in vitro and in vivo models have convincingly demonstrated the ability of Foeniculum vulgare to exhibit antioxidant, antifungal, antithrombotic antibacterial, and hepatoprotective activities, lending support to the rationale behind several of its therapeutic uses. The present review aim is detailed
study of the literature on various traditional uses, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Foeniculum vulgare.