|Synonyms||Foeniculum vulgare Mill. var. dulce DC.|
|Raw Material||Fennel Seeds|
|Storage Instruction||In tight containers in cool dry place|
|Shelf Life||24 Months|
The word fennel is derived from the Roman word "foeniculum". Fennel can grow up to six feet in height and has delicate, feathery leaves. Roman warriors were said to have consumed Fennel to make them strong and ready for battle. Its strong licorice flavor, aroma and taste is gained from the steam distillation from the crushed seeds of the plant. , yet its ability to promote healthy digestion is equally noteworthy. Eases monthly menstrual cycles Supports a healthy lymphatic system Calms minor skin irritation.
Benefits and Usage
Practice fennel seed oil aromatherapy to reduce anxiety. It will quickly calm and soothe feelings of anxiousness. If you suffer from anxiety while you are away from home and can’t run your diffuser, simply take a few deep inhales directly from the essential oil bottle.
Practice fennel seed essential oil aromatherapy during meals to improve digestion. You can also massage the 1% fennel seed EO/carrier oil blend onto the abdomen for enhanced digestion.
Add 1 to 2 drops of fennel oil to your diffuser, along with 1/4 to 1/2 cup of distilled water, and run the diffuser for 30 to 60 minutes before going to bed. Fennel seed oil naturally reduces stress and tension, which helps you fall asleep more easily and stay asleep longer.
Use fennel seed aromatherapy to lift your spirits and alleviate fatigue. If you’re feeling a little down or worn out in the middle of the afternoon and don’t have time for aromatherapy, just take a few quick inhales directly from the fennel seed oil bottle.
Fennel essential oil features a distinctly energizing aroma which usually causes increasing focus and concentration. Diffuse in the office or while children are studying to encourage productivity. It is also good for courage and confidence.
How to Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Use: Dilute with Coconut Oil or any other carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. (Skin Patch Test is recommended)
Extra care should be taken in case you are pregnant, breast feeding or taking any special medication. Keep out of reach of children. It is always advisable to seek the guidance of your physician or health care expert before choosing the appropriate oils for your unique individual constitution and medical condition.