Fennel seed essential oil is scientifically known as Foeniculum vulgare. It has confidence boosting properties, which helps a person to clear one’s thoughts and increase self-esteem.
It helps in lactation.
It is good for digestion and flatulence.
It works well for weight loss and eases pain during menstruation.
How to use
Fennel seed essential oil can be used for massages. Mix 2-3 drops of the essential oil into a carrier oil and blend it well.
Add 4-5 drops of Fennel seed essential oil to your bathtub or 3-4 drops to your bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil well. If you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Use 4-5 drops of Fennel seed essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three-quarters of water. Essential oils should never be burnt directly as the chemical structure can get changed with incineration.
You can use this oil for hot compresses during menstruation pains. Add 6-10 drops of Fennel Seed essential oil to half a pint of hot water. Soak a towel into the bowl and place it over the lower abdominal area.
For flatulence troubles, rub Fennel Seed essential oil blended with a carrier oil on your stomach area in a circular motion gently.
To relieve from Indigestion, add 1-2 drops of Fennel Seed essential oil to a tissue paper or cotton ball and inhale it.