In gastronomy it is used as a condiment, in our area it is used a lot in the stew of olives. In addition, although it is not customary here, the tender sprouts can be eaten in salads. The infusion of crushed fruits (30-40gr/l) is good for eliminating gas as a stomach tonic. The infusion in milk is a good expectorant and is used for bronchitis, coughs, … the concentrated infusion of the fruits (70-80gr/l) is galactogenic and stimulates milk production.
Fennel wine is made by macerating 150 grams of fruit in 1 liter. of white wine for 10-15 days, serves as an excellent digestive tonic and aperitif.
In Villamesías we can find fennel quite easily in streets and enclosures, especially next to walls.