Our Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. amara) essential oil is a colorless to pale yellow liquid displaying a sweet, fresh, clean yet spicy bouquet with a delicate earthy, herbaceous undertone. Fennel is a warming oil that improves circulation, relieves flatulence, reduces stress and sooths stomach and menstrual cramping.
Best ways to use Fennel essential oil:
Other oils it blends well with:
lavender, rose geranium and sandalwood
Fun facts: The Greeks consumed fennel to build courage and to prolong life. The English household of King Edward I consumed more than 8 pounds of fennel a month.
Cautions: known as non-toxic and non-sensitizing. Can cause mild skin irritation. Contraindicated during pregnancy and for breast-feeding mothers. Avoid in cases of epilepsy and estrogen-linked cancers. Use in low concentration.