Fennel, Sweet (Egypt)
Commonly used for - digestive complaints, cleansing, increases movement in intestines. Also helpful to balance the appetite. Great addition to blends for body wraps, detox blends, helps move fluids. Have used this for PMS blends with geranium and clary sage to help with bloating and sluggish feelings.
Aroma - Like licorice, sweet, rich, peppery, earthy
Energetic - Warming, drying. Tones stomach, dries damp,
Latin Name — Foeniculum vulgare
Country of Origin — Egypt
Organic Certification — Organic
Cautions — Do not use on children younger than 6, or if you have epilepsy. Can be irritating to skin.
Recipe - Settle
- 2 drops fennel
- 2 drops ginger
- 1 drop peppermint
Inhale deeply to help settle upset stomach, improve digestion after a full meal. Add to 1 tsp carrier oil and massage clockwise around the stomach. Apply to Acupoint: Stomach 36, press and hold, move energy downward to reinvigorate you whole body.
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