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If you care about your mind, you must have meditated – at least once in your life. Dig back into that memory and tell us what type of a meditator you are.
The fidget: you just can’t sit still! Hasn’t it been ages already? The sleeper: did you just snore? The planner: this sitting idle is killing you! You might as well plan for tomorrow! You know that meditation is a technique to calm the mind, intensify focus, and improve brain function.
The fresh burst of flavor typically delivered by fennel seeds can be accredited to a compound called anethole – also found in anise and licorice. Anethole is health promoting and, together with other compounds, brings a range of benefits to the table, quite literally.
The seeds render most of the benefits, so they’re what you should stock up on.
Why It’s So Great 1. Promotes Digestive Health Fennel has long been used as a digestive aid, whether added to meals or had separately.
Your brain is your body’s master switch. If it’s not functioning at its best, several other parts of your body aren’t too.
Brain function and mental health are typically governed by your innate metabolic personality or prakruti. In fact, your brain activity reflects your prakruti. For instance, in ‘light and quick’ people, the frontal executive system of the brain, which deals with attention switching, detecting errors, decision making, and emotional input, is more active than in ‘slow and steady’ people.