Ayurvedic Wisdom for Sweet Fennel Essential Oil: According to Ayurveda, Sweet Fennel essential oil pacifies Pitta dosha with its sweet and cooling properties, increasing ease in the body, joints and digestive tract.
Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Composition: 100% Pure Sweet Fennel Essential Oil
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Cultivation/Harvesting: Certified Organic
Plant Part: Seeds
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Yield: 2% - 4%
Bottle Size: 1/2oz (15mL) - About 300 drops
1/4 Dram (1mL) About 20 drops
About Sweet Fennel Essential Oil: Slightly spicy and bearing characteristic fragrance notes of earth and anise, sweet fennel oil has earned a place in the cabinets of aromatherapists for thousands of years. Widely used since antiquity as a versatile and effective aromatic herb for easing digestive and respiratory congestion and discomfort, fennel oil can likewise be used for many similar purposes.
Sweet and herbaceous, sweet fennel oil has an affinity for soothing the body as well as the mind. The essential oil may be applied topically in dilution for these same purposes, or a few drops may be added to warm bathwater. Fennel is an excellent addition to massage oils for rubbing into joints and areas that have been stressed or overworked.
Fennel has a lovely aroma and has a place in your skin care routines. As it is both astringent and cleansing, it is helpful in addressing mature skin and in balancing dry or oily skin types. Fennel can be used on most skin types, as well as throughout the year on skin that has needs changing with the seasons. Fennel is also considered a beneficial oil for maintaining or promoting youthful skin and is also helpful when skin is troubled, for example in the case of reddened or acne-prone skin.
Sweet fennel essential oil helps nourish and restore an optimal mind and outlook. It is believed to bring strength and courage in the face of adversity. With its versatile aroma, fennel can be added to many different diffuser formulas to boost their aromatic and aromatherapeutic benefits.
How to Use Sweet Fennel Essential Oil
Direct Palm Inhalation: Place a drop of this low-key oil in the palm of your hand, gently rub the palms together, bring them towards your face and inhale tranquility and chillax-ness.
Diffuser: Diffuse sweet fennel to enhance your home, as well as to boost strength and courage. The aroma enlivens the appetite, both for dinner as well as for life. This is a wonderful oil to diffuse while entertaining, particularly when blended with Rose Geranium and Sweet Orange, as it will bring cheer to your home and to your guests.
Other Ways to Use Sweet Fennel Essential Oil
• Add to massage oil and apply as needed to support feelings of well-being and comfort throughout the entire body including the joints.
• Add several drops to bath water to boost strength to the body's vitality in times of sickness or upset.
• Blend with unscented facial cream to enliven a dull complexion and to balance oily skin.
PRECAUTIONS: Sweet fennel oil is non-toxic and non-sensitizing. May cause mild skin irritation. Sweet fennel is often contraindicated during pregnancy, for breastfeeding mothers, and in cases of epilepsy and estrogen-linked cancers. Do not take sweet fennel essential oil internally. Please Note: Our testers are a ¼ filled dram bottle (0.95 mL). Because our testers are a sample size, we cannot accept any returns, refunds or exchanges unless the product is damaged in shipping.