There are many homeopathic uses for fennel seed extract. Fennel seed extract aids in digestion for both adults and children. Most gripe water has fennel seed extract as an active ingredient. Parents can administer gripe water to their infants to relieve colic, gas, and indigestion.
Adults can take fennel extract to aid in digestion, and to relieve symptoms of heartburn. Fennel also helps settle the stomach by acting as an antibacterial.
Fennel extract is good to take when you have the flu because it helps to cleanse the blood and kidneys. Fennel extract is a diuretic and an anti-inflammatory agent, aiding in flu recovery and helping to relieve sinus pressure. I always keep a bottle of fennel seed extract in my kitchen cupboard. I use it when I’m sick, or when I eat rich foods.