Fennel seed essential oil is a highly aromatic oil derived from the crushed seeds of the fennel plant, which is native to the Mediterranean region but now grows in many parts of the world. Fennel has a rich history dating back to ancient Greeks and Romans who revered it for its medicinal properties. It was commonly used in culinary traditions throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East too. The Chinese used it as a cure for snake-bite. Today, fennel seed essential oil continues to enchant individuals seeking natural remedies for digestive problems, respiratory problems, and various skin conditions.
Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Seeds
Odor strength: Medium - Strong
Aroma: Peppery, sweet and licorice-like
Color: Clear to faint yellow
Protects and strengthens the skin, promoting a healthy and vibrant complexion.
Helps combat day-to-day stress, promoting relaxation and emotional well-being.
Promotes healthy metabolism, aiding in digestion and supporting weight management.
Helps alleviate digestive issues, such as bloating, indigestion, nausea, flatulence, and constipation promoting overall digestive health.
Reduces Gut Spasm
Reduces gut spasms, providing relief from discomfort and supporting a calm digestive system.
Supports menstrual health
Helps reduce menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, and menopausal symptoms.
Ways to use
Calming and soothing effects of the oil make it ideal for topical application.
Mix one drop of fennel essential oil, one drop of lavender essential oils and a teaspoon of coconut carrier oil
Apply the mixture to neck, chest.and palms
Cup hands over nose and mouth while taking slow deep breaths.
Relax and enjoy the soothing effects
Massage onto abdomen to get relief from menstrual cramps or digestive issues like nausea, bloating, gas,and constipation.
Add few drops of Fennel seed oil to a carrier oil( 4 to 5 drops of essential oil for ever tablespoon of carrier oil)
Massage on the abdomen and feet in circular motion
Relax as it helps relieve pain.
When diffused it promotes mental clarity, focus and provides stimulation and extra push to get things done when tired.
Add a few drops of fennel essential oil to a diffuser filled with water.( 4 to 5 drops for every 100ml of water)
Relax and enjoy the calming aroma
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Never intake essential oils orally.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.