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Traditional Herbal Medicine Registration (THMR).


Contains estragole, an alkylbenzene, which is carcinogenic and genotoxic in rodents.
van den Berg, S.J.P.L., Restani, et al., P.. (2011). Levels of Genotoxic and Carcinogenic Compounds in Plant Food Supplements and Associated Risk Assessment. Food and Nutrition Science 2: 989-1010. link

Foeniculum vulgare Mill. 'Purpureum'

Genus: Foeniculum
Species: vulgare Mill.
Cultivar: 'Purpureum'
Common names: Bronze Fennel
Pharmacopoeia Londinensis name: Foeniculum
Distribution summary: Mediterranean
Habit: Short-lived Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Europe & Mediterranean (E)
Reason for growing: Medicinal, traditional herbal registration

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