This drink supports the female glandular system. Both fennel and celery contains what are known as phytoestrogens. These plant compounds can occupy binding sites for female hormones and exert hormone like effect. This drink is helpful in a wide range of conditions specific to women, including menopause and PMS. In addition to the phytoestrogens, this juice packs a nutritional punch with potassium, magnesium, folic acid, and vitamin B.
Fennel has wonderful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, decongestant, and antispasmodic properties. The seeds contain a variety of minerals, phytoestrogens, and phytonutrients such as flavonoids, caretenoids, fenchone, camphene, and anethole. These elements allow Fennel to be used to treat flatulence, bloating, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hypertension, low milk production in nursing women, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), hormonal imbalance, low libido, bruises, bad breath, colic in babies, eyesight decline, sinus congestion, and chronic coughs.
MENSTRUAL AND MENOPAUSAL PROBLEMS: The antispasmodic, phytoestrogenic and anti-inflammatory properties of Fennel may soothe the muscles in the uterus, which can help relieve the cramping and discomfort associated with PMS and menstruation. Fennel can also help ease hot flashes and other menopausal problems by balancing the estrogen levels in the body.
- 1 Small fennel
- 1 Apple, cut in wedges
- 4 Celery
Cut the fennel into narrow wedges and feed it into the juicer followed by apple and celery.