- Alleviates digestive issues, like indigestion
- Relieves menstrual issues
- Enhances lymphatic system function
- Supports skin irritations
Growing up to six feet tall, fennel sprouts feather-like leaves, along with a number of beneficial properties. Historically, ancient Roman warriors ate fennel to strengthen and prepare their bodies and minds for battle. The plant has also long been used to support the digestive system and relieve and regulate menstrual issues. Fennel possesses a licorice-like taste and scent, which help alleviate indigestion and calm the mood and mind. Applied topically to the abdomen during menstruation, the oil soothes pain. The same properties can also be applied to any minor skin irritation. Taken internally, fennel aids lymphatic system function.
- For digestive or menstrual relief, apply topically to the abdomen or the soles of the feet.
- Relieve cravings (particularly for sweets) by placing a drop of fennel under the tongue.
- To provide flavor, add a drop to desserts.
- Relieve stomachache by adding 1-2 drops to tea or warm water to be taken internally.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Diffuse 3-4 drops in whichever diffuser you choose.
Internal application: Place a single drop of essential oil in every 4 fluid ounces.
Topical application: Apply 1-2 drops topically to the affected area.
To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute Fennel essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil.
Fennel essential oil should be kept out of reach of small children. If receiving medical attention or are pregnant or breastfeeding, always consult with your physician before using essential oils. If you have sensitive skin, dilute heavily. Sensitive areas, ears, and eyes should be avoided when using this oil.