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Fennel essential oil in aromatherapy

Fennel essential oil benefits the skin

Fennel essential oil is spicy with a scent usually associated with anise or licorice. The oil is extracted from fennel seed by steam distillation. Fennel oil is beneficial for dull, oily, or wrinkled skin and helps heal bruising. It can calm the central nervous system and helps detoxify the body after overindulging in food or alcohol.

Fennel essential oil is used in aromatherapy to treat internal problems

Fennel oil is used to treat various liver, kidney, and spleen conditions. Fennel oil eases indigestion, flatulence, the hiccups, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It contains natural estrogen that helps regulate menstrual periods (and may stimulate milk flow). Fennel oil is sometimes used as a weight loss aid due to its diuretic properties.

Fennel essential oil encourages self esteem

When inhaled, fennel oil relieves asthma and nasal congestion. Fennel oil is sometimes used to clean poison from insect and snake bites. Fennel oil is used in aromatherapy to encourage strength, courage, and self esteem.

* Do not take essential oils internally. Always dilute essential oils with good carrier oil (such as almond or olive) and test on small area of skin before use. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using any herbal remedy especially if pregnant, nursing, or taking other medicines.

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Fennel stops bloating and gas

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Fennel is a good home remedy that stops gas and bloating.