This EO is antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide and laxative.
Its main qualities are warming and drying. Sweet fennel EO is an
excellent body cleanser, may rid the system of toxins from alcohol and
excessive eating, great for hangovers. It may be used for the treatment
of cellulite when accumulations of toxic wastes and fluids in the
subcutaneous fat produce a characteristic wrinkled appearance. Its
aroma is sweet, licorice/aniseseed-like.
It’s also said to regulate menstrual cycles and is used for the lungs as
an antispasmodic and expectorant. May be used in cold conditions and
bronchitis. Tonic to the digestion. Good for vomiting and colic.
Antispasmodic, relieves colic, constipation and gas. Decreases appetite.
Should be avoided by pregnant and lactating women, persons with
endometriosis and epilepsy.
Blends well with lavender, lemon, rose, and
Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a medium aroma, Fennel Sweet Essential Oil has a similar to that of black licorice.
Blends With: Bergamot, Lavender, Frankincense and Rose.
Product Abstract: Also known as Common Fennel,
Fennel is an erect growing perennial herb native to southern Europe and
the Mediterranean area. Reaching a height of 1.5 meters (approximately
4.5 feet), the plant has yellow flowers. Bitter Fennel was known as fenkle in the Middle Ages, from the Latin foenum meaning 'hay'. The ancients believed it gave one longevity, courage and strength, as well as warded off evil spirits.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic
properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to
the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to
using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in
some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with
eyes should be avoided.
NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.
Warning: Keep out of reach of children.
Highly concentrated, dilute properly before use. Keep away from eyes
& mucous membranes. Not For Internal Use. If pregnant, seek
professional advice before use.