Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is an evergreen plant that is native to the Mediterranean. This plant has fragrant leaves, flowers, and seeds. It is from these seeds that Fennel essential oil is extracted.
Fennel is part of the parsley or carrot family. It is related to anise, dill, cumin, and caraway.
Fennel oil contains chemical compounds that provide uplifting and energising properties. Fennel contains ketones that promote healthy digestion and aid overall wellbeing. Fennel also contains monoterpene phenlypropene, which is 13 times sweeter than regular table sugar and contributes to the sweet licorice aroma.
Aromatic: – Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical: – Apply one to two drops to the desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil, such as coconut oil, to minimise any skin sensitivity.
Dilution recommended. Possible skin sensitivity. You should consult your health care, professional or physician, before use if you are pregnant or nursing.
Blends well with: –
Aid Wound Recovery:
The anti-bacterial properties of fennel can support wound recovery. It can be applied topically to provide a natural method of boosting your protection against infection.
Aids Digestive Issues:
Fennel oil can provide relief for occasional upsets stomachs. It can alleviate gut spasms, relaxing the muscles. Fennel oil can also reduce bloating and gas.
Supports Weight Loss:
Together with a healthy eating plan and regular exercise routine, Fennel oil can support your weight management efforts. The sweet nature of fennel oil can also help you to deal with sugar cravings that may encourage you to make unwise food choices.
Fennel oil can help you to achieve a sense of focus or mental alertness when you feel drowsy or fatigued. Add a few drops of Fennel oil to your choice of diffuser in your home or office to help you improve your productivity.
Soothe the Skin:
Fennel oil can be applied topically to provide a soothing effect to the body. It can soothe skin blemishes or even relieve tired muscles. You can apply the oil directly or dilute with a carrier oil to avoid any skin sensitivity or irritation issues.