FENNEL, sweet, Essential Oil. 'Symbol of strength and longevity'.
100% pure, natural, sweet Fennel Essential Oil. 15 mls/0.5 oz. Unadulterated, Unfiltered, Undiluted, Vegan. No: fillers, additives, bases, or carriers added. Paraben free, cruelty free.
Latin name: Foeniculum dulce
Family: Apiaceae, (Carrot family)
Farming method: Conventional farming
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Seeds, crushed
Country of Origin: Hungary
Size: 15 mls
Description: liquorice-like scent, similar to star anise. Clear, calm and easy
Used historically to help:
REDUCE inflammation, congestion, symptoms of PMS and menopause, water retention and cellulite
CLEAR toxins from the body
EASE symptoms of rheumatism, sluggish digestion, gas, nausea, indigestion
REGULATE the appetite and the menstrual cycle
BALANCE hormonal fluctuations at all stages of the reproductive system in women, with Fennel behaving like estrogen
CALM muscle spasms, symptoms of asthma and bronchitis
IMPROVE breath quality, the appearance of bruises and muscle tone
Some methods of use include:
Diffuse: add 2-3 drops/100 mls (3-4 oz) water to your diffuser or in a pot of hot water once removed from heat. Works well to help with respiratory tract, to clear congestion and with digestive upset or after over eating
Bath: add 2-3 drops first to 1 teaspoon milk, or honey, then to a full tub before getting in the bath to treat digestive issues, or symptoms of PMS, or menopause
Compress: add 2 drops to a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, then to a bowl of hot tap water, briefly soak a face cloth in the bowl, squeeze out excess water, then apply to areas affected by rheumatoid arthritis until the cloth cools to body temperature
Skin application: use fennel in very low concentration 0.5% 1 drop fennel blended with 1 drop frankincense in 10 mls(2 teaspoons) carrier oil/unscented cream/lotion, apply to abdomen to help ease symptoms of PMS. Add 1 drop Fennel and 3 drops coriander in 2 teaspoons/10 mls carrier and apply to abdomen for digestive upset.
Blends well with: Geranium, Lavender, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Coriander
Floral note: Medium
Composition: Anethol, limonene, phellandrene
Cautions: Do not take essential oils internally. Do not use in pregnancy or with epilepsy. Fennel Essential Oil has a strong scent and may irritate sensitive skin so use in low concentration, 0.5% and in moderation. With skin application of any essential oil, if irritation occurs, immediately wash the area with soap and water and discontinue use.
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