Fennel Essential Oil
Foeniculum vulgare Origin: Hungary
Whether your workout is spending hours at the gym, chasing your children around the house or simply taking strides through the workday, diffused Fennel offers a stimulating aromatic solution.
Fennel essential oil has an anise-like, sweet and floral aroma. The herb is often used in cooking and the flavor of its feathery leaves or edible root is prized in salads. Greek physicians, Hippocrates and Dioscorides recommended fennel for its health supporting attributes. To add a sprightly feeling to the air during yoga or mediation sessions or general workouts, try diffusing Fennel.
Native to Europe and Asia, Fennel grows up to 7 feet in height and produces feathery leaves and petite yellow flowers. Fennel essential oil is extracted from the plant’s seed through steam distillation.
Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Seed
Synonym: Sweet Fennel
Blends Well With: Cardamom, and other spices
Aroma: Sweet, floral, and similar to licorice
Consistency: Thin – Medium
Application & Recipes
TUMMY BLEND: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Fennel, 5 drops of Ginger and 5 drops of Sweet Orange. Or add 5-6 drops of Fennel to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Fennel, 3 drops of Ginger, 3 drops of Peppermint and 9 drops of Sweet Orange, then fill with Sweet Almond oil and shake to mix well. Apply a teaspoon over the abdomen and massage as desired.
SUGAR SCRUB: Blend together: 10 drops of Fennel, 10 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas) and 15 drops of Rosemary with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/4 cup of Jojoba and 1/4 cup of Sesame oils. Stir to mix well. Best used in the shower. Avoid getting scrub wet to prevent contamination. Scoop scrub out using a spoon and gently massage 1 tablespoon at a time over the body, focusing on thighs and buttocks.
RELAX: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Fennel, 4 drops of Chamomile (Roman), 4 drops of Orange, 2 drops of Cardamom and 5 drops of Lavender, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Use after bath or shower to relax the body and calm the mind. (2% dilution)
Safety & Shelf Life
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. Avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid use if have endometriosis or estrogen-dependent cancers.
Adult Max Dilution: 2.5%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
|100% pure Essential Oil||
0.33oz/10ml, 1.69oz/50ml, 3.38oz/100ml