About Fennel Bitter Essential Oil:
Fennel Bitter Essential Oil USA (Foeniculum vulgare), Bitter Fennel oil, known as Common Fennel oil, is obtained by steam distillation of the dried seeds. Chemically it is quite similar to Sweet Fennel with high anethole content, however, it has a spicier less sweet aroma. Analysis of Bitter Fennel oil reveals minor components like germacrene-D, methyl chavicol, camphor, and trace amounts of menthol. The resulting aroma is grassy, herbal, and mildly sweet.
Action and Traditional Uses for Fennel Bitter Essential Oil:
Fennel stimulates estrogen production, facilitates birthing, increase lactation, promotes digestion, reduces indigestion, supports the heart and respiratory system, expels worms, is stimulation to the circulatory and respiratory systems. Fennel essential oil is antiseptic, antispasmodic, and analgesic. Fennel oil believed to ward off evil spirits and to protect against spells cast by witches during medieval times. Sprigs were hung over doors to fend off evil spirits. For hundreds of years, fennel seeds have been used as a digestive aid and to balance menstrual cycles. Recently Fennel has been used in mouthwashes and toothpastes.
Fennel Bitter Essential Oil Other Uses Indications and Application:
Other Uses: Fennel essential oil may be used for indigestion, stimulating the cardiovascular and respiratory system, for constipation, digestion, balancing hormones, supporting pancreatic function, and PMS. Fennel oil may break up fluids and toxins, and cleanse the tissues.
Indications: Cystitis, sluggish digestion, fluid retention, gout, intestinal parasites, intestinal spasms, nausea, menopause and premenopausal problems.
Application: Apply topically diluted with a vegetable or massage oil.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
NOTE: Use caution if epileptic.
Companion Oils: Basil, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary CT cineol, and Sandalwood.
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.