Fennel Organic Essential Oil (10ml)

Fennel Organic Essential Oil (10ml)
Categories: SkincareEssential OilsMists
Brand: Lily and Loaf
17.34 GBP
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A warm, sweet, earthy aroma, similar to aniseed, traditionally used for strength and courage. This oil is vitalising and balancing for mind and body. Fennel essential oil is extracted from the crushed seeds by steam distillation. It was a popular herb used by the ancient Chinese, Egyptians, and Romans, who believed that fennel helped give longer life, and improved a person’s courage, strength and resolve. The oil, like the seeds, is good for digestion and said to be good for constipation and the relief of nausea. It has a cleansing and toning effect on the skin and is used in aromatherapy to treat oily skin, wrinkles, cellulite and obesity. Its diuretic effect is believed to help disperse cellulite. It is also said to aid weight loss by promoting feelings of satiety. Promotes calm and resolve when feeling overwhelmed. Aromatic Description: Sweet, earthy Plant Part: Seeds Source: Hungary Extraction method: Steam distillation How to use essential oils Massage – Both body and facial massage can benefit from the intoxicating aroma of essential oils. Always ensure that you add the essential oil to a carrier oil first, and never apply directly to your skin. A carrier oil, also known as base oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they applied to the skin. Bathing – There is no better way to unwind than in an essential oil bath, calming oils like Lavender and Clary Sage are especially relaxing. Add 5-10 drops in a bath and disperse vigorously before entering the bath. Steam inhalation – This is a really good way of helping to relieve blocked sinuses or congestion. Eucalyptus is one of the most popular oils for this. Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiling water), add 3-4 drops of your chosen oil then lean over the bowl placing a towel over your head and slowly breathe in the until you start to feel relief. Diffusers – There are many diffusers available, one of the most popular being an ultrasonic diffuser which uses water to create a fine mist. These are a great way o