New Zealand Candle Supplies
Fennel Seed Essential Oil
|Botanical Name||Foeniculum Vulgare|
Description: With its sweet and soft licorice aroma that's reminiscent of anise, Fennel Seed essential oil is used in aromatherapy as it is credited with being a carminative, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant, splenic, and stomachic.
Properties: Fennel seed essential oil is also believed to be invigorating, restoring, stimulating, and warming, this is why it is also often used in soap-making and cosmetics. It is said it aids as a relaxant and helps reduce cramps, bloating, aching muscles and coughs.
Contraindications/Cautions: Consult with professional before using when pregnant as Fennel Seed essential oil could be harmful towards the baby. May cause nausea when used in high doses.