Fennel - foeniculum vulgare
Description: Clear to light yellow in color, Fennel has a sweet earthy smell and has a high ORAC score.
Properties: aperitif, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, galactagogue, laxative, stimulant, stomachic, splenic, tonic and vermifug
Historical uses: Fennel has been used for digestive uses such as flatulent constipation, nausea, vomiting, and hiccups. It also has been used in weight loss as it creates a "full feeling" and has a diuretic effect. It has also been know to help disperse cellulite, increase insufficient milk in nursing mothers.
Possible uses: In aromatherapy Fennel is used as an appetite stimulant. Topically Fennel may be used for excess gas, bloated stomach or other digestive issues such as decreasing excess water and breaking down cellulite.
Blends well with: Sandalwood, Lavender, Geranium and Rosewood
Fennel Essential Oil Application:
Can be used aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically
***Not recommended for use during pregnancy
|Distilled Part||Crushed Seeds|
|Distillation Process||Steam Distilled|
|Properties||Antiparasitic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antitoxic, Diuretic, Expectorant|
|Historical Uses||EAR CONDITIONS, EYES, INSECTS / BUGS, KIDNEYS , Relaxation|
|Child Safe||Yes - Dilute with Care|
|Body Part Affected||Digestive System, Hormonal System|
|Blends Well With||Basil, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Sandalwood|
|Storage Temperature||50-75˚F Cool, Dry Place Protected From Heat & Light|
|Disclamer||*If pregnant or under a doctors care, please consult physician before use.|
- HIgh Quality Review by Patty Jo
- I heard about Sparks from a friend. I ordered Fennel. When it came I was highly impressed at the quality of this oil. The smell is incredible and It has worked like a dream! THANK YOU Sparks for such great products. (Posted on 6/14/2016)