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3–4 apples, cored

½ head of red cabbage

1 small fennel bulb

1 lemon

Push all ingredients through a juicer. Serve immediately.

Recipe by: Juicing for Health

And I am really taking a liking to fennel.  It seems like such a treat, especially when I am already a fan of black licorice.  It gives the juice a “treat” flavor.

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Minted Fennel-Apple Juice

Apple Fennel juice Minted Fennel Apple Juice: Ten Years

1 large bulb of fennel, roughly chopped
2 apples (I used Fuji and Honeycrisp) roughly chopped
2 slices of lemon
1 small handful of mint

Feed the ingredients through the juicer, and give the juice a nice stir once it’s processed.

Recipe by: Turnable Kitchen

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Fennel

Herb Wisdom tells us about fennel:

Rich in phytoestrogens, Fennel is often used for colic, wind, irritable bowel, kidneys, spleen, liver, lungs, suppressing appetite, breast enlargement, promoting menstruation, improving digestive system, milk flow and increasing urine flow. Fennel is also commonly used to treat amenhorrea, angina, asthma, anxiety, depression, heartburn, water retention, lower blood pressure, boost libido, respiratory congestion, coughs and has been indicated for high blood pressure and to boost sexual desire.

Fennel is a useful addition to any of the Breast Enlargement herbs and has an impressive number of other health benefits.

Fennel is also commonly used to treat amenhorrea, angina, asthma, heartburn, high blood pressure and to boost sexual desire. Fennel is a mild appetite suppressant and is used to improve the kidneys, spleen, liver and lungs.

Fennel is an effective treatment for respiratory congestion and is a common ingredient in cough remedies.

It is also used for cancer patients after radiation and chemotherapy treatments to help rebuild the digestive system. Fennel relaxes the smooth muscle lining the digestive tract (making it an antispasmodic). It also helps expel gas.

It is a tested remedy for gas, acid stomach, gout, cramps, colic and spasms. Fennel seed ground and made into tea is believed to be good for snake bites, insect bites or food poisoning. Excellent for obesity. It increases the flow of urine. It is gargled for hoarseness and sore throats.

Live Strong  gives an interesting historical perspective
Fennel was held in high esteem among the ancient Greeks, who used it to enhance longevity, strength and courage. A great ancient battle was fought in a field where fennel grew wild and named the Battle of Marathon after the Greek name for the revered plant marathron. Fennel was used in medieval times to ward off witchcraft and evil spells.

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1 fennel (I used 1/2-2/3 of the fennel and the greens)
2 granny smith apples
2 handfuls of spinach
1 Bartlett pear (I used 2)
1 mango (Didn’t have mango and so I used peaches)
1 celery stalk (I used 3 stalks)
1/2 thumb size piece of ginger

Recipe by: Raw Foods Diet Center

This was a nice light drink!  You could taste a hint of the fennel – it was nice!  High yielding recipe.

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1 small Bok Choy
1 Beet stalk and greens
1 Apple (Of your choosing)
1 branch fennel with greens

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