Sweet Fennel Pure Essential Oil - 0.5 fl oz (15 ml) Hungary
Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) Pure Essential Oil - Aromatherapy - Therapeutic Quality - 1 fl oz (30 ml)
Description: Fennel is most commonly found in Japan, India, Mediterranean, Russia, Romania, and Northern Europe. Ancient Greeks and Romans used Fennel to gain a sense of courage. The Hindus and Chinese used the oil as anti-venom for snakes and scorpions, and the herbs were grown in all of the imperial gardens in the reign of Emperor Charlemagne. An amazing anti-venom, it is still used today in China, as well as on farms, to promote lactation in animals. Slightly earthy, peppery, spicy, clean, sweet, aromatic, dry, and husky.
Extracted through steam distillation of crushed fruits of cultivated fennel. Originates from Hungary.
A great option if you like the smell of anise but find it a bit too strong. Sweet fennel has a floral scent with an herbal top note and anise-like aroma. Its main qualities are warming and drying. Uses: Supports the discharge of surplus kidney fluids, alleviating water tension (good for treating kidney stones). A great slimming aid (can reduce cellulite) and proven diuretic. Fennel is also well-known as a digestive aid, and can ease constipation, nausea and flatulence. Great for improving PMS and menopausal symptoms, as the oil from the sweet Fennel seeds balances hormones, regulates periods, reduces hot flashes, and cleanses oily or mature skin. Promotes positive thought: great for balancing mood swings and relieving stress. This herb is notorious for providing warmth, as well as improving circulation, digestion, breathing, and lactation.
Suggestions: To promote positive thinking, vaporize 3 drops Fennel and 3 drops Sweet Orange.
To balance mood swings, bathe in 2 drops Fennel with 4 drops Palmarosa.
To balance irregular periods, mix Fennel, Rose Otto, and Bergamot. Apply to your abdomen daily.
Blends well with Anise, Basil, Carrot, Geranium, Dill, Lavender, Lemon, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tarragon, and Yarrow. Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.
Caution: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding, on children under five years age, or if you have endometriosis, hemophilia, another bleeding disorder, or any type of estrogen-dependent cancer. Do not use if taking diabetes medication, anticoagulant medication, or if you are having major surgery, or peptic ulcers. With delicate green undertones that balance the sweet scent, Sweet Fennel is a wonderful touch for soaps and hair products.
Packaged: 0.5 fl oz (15 ml) amber glass bottle with Euro plug, tamper proof safety seal and safety shrink wrap. Also available in a 1 fl oz (30 ml) bottle.
Main Constituents: Anethol 56-76%, alpha-pinene, methyl chavicol, anisic acid and aldehydes
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