Fennel - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil   Aromatheraphy    Essential Oils    Aromatherapy at Home    Personal Care with Aromatherapy    Cure by aromatherapy    Aromatherapy massage    Aromatherapy during Pregnancy    Aromatherapy for Children    Articles    Aromatherapy products
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to our Free E-Magazine on Aromatherapy.
Learn More
Jimtrade.com : India Business to Business Directory
Business Directory of Indian Suppliers Manufacturers and Products from India.
India`s leading Yellow pages directory.
India`s leading Yellow pages directory.
Home > Essential Oils > Essential oils in Aromatherapy > Fennel
Fennel - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil
(Foeniculum Vulgare)

FENNELFennel is commonly known as "Saunf" in Hindi. This mouth freshener and digestive aid is often eaten after the meals in India. Fennel is another essential oil from the carrot family. It is useful during pregnancy to prevent morning sickness, and is excellent for the traveler, helping to reduce or prevent sea lag.

Origin of Fennel

It is a native of Europe and Asia Minor. It is cultivated extensively in Northern India as a cold weather crop.

Properties of Fennel oil

It has got a sweet, pungent taste with cooling and moisturizing properties. It acts as carminative, diuretic, anti-spasmodic, stimulant and female tonic.

Most common uses

One of the most important carminative oils, it is useful for upset stomachs, gas, flatulence, indigestion and is traditionally used in Indian restaurants in herb form as an after dinner promoter of digestion.
It is usually recommended for reducing stomach acidity and prevention of ulcers. Fennel oil contains phyto-estrogens so its useful with PMS and menopause.
Useful in toning the body because of its diuretic effect; it can be helpful in obesity.
Often used in breast creams for tightening and enlarging.

Mixes well with: anise, caraway, lavender, chamomiles, angelica, cardamom, Clove, orange and ginger.

Warning: none
Ambrette Seed Angelica Anise
Basil Bay Benzoin
Bergamot Birch Black Pepper
Cajuput Camphor Caraway
Cardamon Carrot Seed Cedarwood
Chamomile Cinnamon Clary Sage
Clove Coriander Cypress
Elemi Eucalyptus Fennel
Frankincense Geranium Grapefruit
Himalayan Cedarwood Hyssop Jasmine
Juniper Lavender Lemon Oil
Lemongrass Marjoram Myrrh
Myrtle Neroli Niaouli
Nutmeg Orange Palmarosa
Patchouli Peppermint Petitgrain
Pine Rose Rosemary
Rosewood Sage Sandalwood
Tangerine Tea Tree Thyme
Turmeric Vanilla Vetiver
Wintergreen Ylang Ylang Rare Indian Oils
Indianetzone.com | Home | Sitemap | Contact Us