Sanskrit: Shatapushpa, Madhurika
Fennel, or madhurika--the sweet one--is a tall, long-stalked and hardy herb with feathery leaves and bunches of bright yellow flowers, thriving in high and dry soils throughout the world.
Rasa: Sweet, pungent, bitter
Guna: Light, dry
Dhatu: Plasma, blood, muscle, nerve
Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, nervous, urinary, reproductive, lactation