Distilled from the seeds of organic sweet fennel, this oil is fresh, clean, and slightly spicy with notes of earth and anise. In Medieval times it was known as ‘Fenkle’ and was a very popular herb with the ancient Chinese, Egyptians and Romans, who believed it conveyed longevity, courage and strength, as well as warding of spirits.
Fennel has a lovely aroma and can be used in skin care routines, as it is both astringent and cleansing. It is helpful in aiding mature skin and in balancing dry or oily skin types. Fennel can be used on most skin types. Fennel is also considered a beneficial oil skin that is prone to acne. Fennel oil is a popular choice of essential oil to be diffused in homes, due to its widely accepted ability to still and calm the mind during stress times.
Blends well with: Star Anise, Geranium, Spearmint and Wintergreen.
How to use:
- For toning and targeted anti-ageing action blend with Rosemary Oil and Ylang Ylang and blend with a little coconut oil.
- Reduce the appearance of pores by applying a neutral facial toner and 1–2 drops of Fennel on freshly washed skin.
- Use Fennel’s cleansing benefits by adding a few drops to a gentle facial cleanser.
Cautions and contraindications:
External use only. Do not use undiluted. Avoid eye area and if epileptic or pregnant, breastfeeding, have endometriosis and estrogen-sensitive cancers. Information provided does not substitute for professional advice and care.
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