Saunf (Fennel seeds) are the most widely used spice in India as they have a strong aroma. Saunf has always been a medicinal spice. It helps in clearing phlegm and is a trusted breath freshener. Ground fennel seeds are good for digestion. Fennel seeds are also dry roasted. Candied fennel seeds are
normally taken after food. In severe cough and cold conditions, fennel decoction is consumed. Saunf (Fennel) is added to desserts and some vegetarian dishes to act as a flavoring agent.