Fennel - Sweet Essential Oil
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Fennel Sweet Essential Oil | (Foeniculum vulgare).
Fennel Sweet Essential Oil
Botanical Name: (Foeniculum vulgare)
Plant Origin: Australia, Spain.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from the crushed seeds.
Parts Used: Crushed Seeds.
Fenchone + Linalol [12-16%]
Methyl Chavicol [2-5%]
Action: Fennel stimulates estrogen production, facilitates birthing, increases lactation, promotes digestion, reduces indigestion, supports the heart and respiratory system, expels worms, is stimulating to the circulatory and respiratory systems. It is antiseptic, antispasmodic, and analgesic.
Traditional Uses: Fennel was believed to ward off evil spirits and to protect against spells cast by witches during medieval times. Sprigs were hung over doors to fend off evil spirits. For hundreds of years, fennel seeds have been used as a digestive aid and to balance menstrual cycles. Recently it has been used in mouthwashes and toothpastes.
Indications: Cystitis, sluggish digestion, fluid retention, gout, intestinal parasites, intestinal spasms, nausea, menopause and pre-menopause problems.
Other Uses: Fennel oil may be used for indigestion, stimulating the cardiovascular and respiratory system, for constipation, digestion, balancing
hormones, supporting pancreatic function, and PMS. It may break up fluids and toxins, and cleanse the tissues.
Application: Apply topically diluted with a vegetable or massage oil.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.
NOTE: Use caution if epileptic.
Companion Oils: Basil, geranium, lavender, lemon rosemary CT cineol, and sandalwood.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or
condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.