Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a member of the family Apiaceae (formerly the Umbelliferae). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but…

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Chinese Asafetida

 Chinese Asafetida Chinese Asafetida is the resin of Ferula sinkiangensis K. M . Shen or Ferula fukanensis K. M. Shen (Fam. Umbellifer). The stem is incised from the upper part to the lower part on flowering and early fruiting stages in the end of spring and esummer.the exuding emulsive resin is collected and dried in the shade. Action: To remove…

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