Fennel Essential Oil
Fennel has been used since ancient times to regulate menstruation, relieve menstrual pain and menopausal troubles. Mild Fennel essential oil is an ideal active ingredient to incorporate into slimming care preparations.
Fennel has been used since ancient times. It was known as a medicinal plant in Asia, in Egypt, where it was used for eye problems, and in Greece, where it was the ally of athletes. Among the Druids, Fennel was a sacred herb, which could be used in purification rites. Its digestive and galactogenic properties were widely used by midwives. One should not confuse wild Bitter Fennel (F. vulgare var. vulgare), rich in ketones, and Sweet Fennel (F. vulgare var. dulce), the most widely used.
It is traditionally used to improve the following situations: Amenorrhoea (absence of menstruation), irregular periods, menstrual pain, menopause and pre-menopause, Slow digestion, indigestion, spasmodic colitis, aerophagia, flatulence, parasitosis, hiccups, Asthma, lung congestion, spastic coughing, Cellulite, Stimulates breastfeeding
Neuromuscular antispasmodic, psycho-active
Estrogen mimetic, emmenagogue, galactogen, it increases milk production.
Aperitive, digestive, laxative, diuretic, carminative.
General tonic used in low doses
Helps fight intestinal parasites
1-2 drops in a diffuser, in your cosmetics, in a bath or in a carrier massage oil.
Specifications for Fennel Essential Oil
|Ingredients||100% Pure essential oil extracted from Foeniculum Vulgare Seed|
|Botanical Name||Foeniculum Vulgare|
|Other Names||Fennel, Sweet fennel|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Packaging||Glass bottle with dropper|
|Precautions||Skin contact with the sap or essential oil is said to cause photo-sensitivity and/or dermatitis in some people. Ingestion of the oil can cause vomiting, seizures and pulmonary oedema. Avoid for small children. Avoid if cirrhosis/liver disorders.
Do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, epileptics or sensitive elderly people.
High doses may cause convulsions.
Estrogen-like effect, do not use in case of mastosis or hormone-dependent cancer (breast, ovary, endometrium).
Do not use for prolonged periods without medical advice.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Avoid contact with eyes.
As a general rule, always do a test application of your preparation, in the crease of the elbow, at least 48 hours before using it.