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Sweet Fennel Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

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Sweet Fennel Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

Sweet FennelSweet Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare d.


Sweet Fennel, also known as Bronze Fennel, is a pure therapeutic quality aromatherapy essential oil from Moldova, obtained from the seeds.

Health Benefits of Sweet Fennel Oil


Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 2 meters high, and has fine, feathery leaves and umbels of golden yellow flowers. Although the plant is indigenous to Mediterranean countries such as Italy, Greece and France, it is now widely cultivated across the world. Fennel essential oil has a characteristic sweet, earthy aroma, much like aniseed.

Although its most popular use is that of a digestive agent, Fennel also possesses antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also a potent antispasmodic and analgesic, which makes it particularly helpful in treating women-related problems. Fennel’s aperitif and diuretic properties, on the other hand, have made it immensely popular among weight-watchers and dieters.

Ayurvedic Properties


Fennel is called in Ayurveda as Shatapushpa, which means hundred flowers. It has a long historical use in this ancient healing methodology in the treatment of cold, indigestion, gas, flatulence, PMS, low agni, abscesses, overindulgence in nicotine or alcohol, cramps, colic in children and menstrual problems.

Essential OilImportant Information


  • Essential Oils are highly concentrated extracts of medicinal plants, very powerful in their effect and should be used with moderation and great care.

Essential oils used for massage - general instructions for dilution


  • If used other than for ambient diffusion, i.e. for massages, essential oils should always be diluted in good quality vegetable carrier oil before applying to the skin (i.e. sweet almond, sesame, jojoba, olive oil, etc.).
  • The standard dilution for adults is 1–3% essential oil, or about 3–10 drops of essential oil in 15 ml (= 1 tablespoon) of vegetable oil (20 drops = 1ml).
  • For children, sensitive skin and during pregnancy the dilution should be 0,5%-1% (1-2 drops in 10 ml).
  • For a full bath use for adults 5–15 drops and 3–5 drops for a footbath. The essential oils should be diluted with some carrier oil, a little cream or honey to help them disperse in the water.

Specific oils requiring higher dilution


  • Essential oils of Clove bud, Cinnamon (leaf or bark), Oregano, Savory, Thyme (thymol and borneol) can irritate the skin, use only highly diluted (0.5%—1% dilution).
  • For sensitive skin care should also be taken with Aniseed, Fennel, Lemongrass, Melissa (Balm), Peppermint, Sage, Wintergreen, and sometimes also Basil, Ginger, Lemon and Bitter Orange (1 - 3 % dilution).

Some precautions


  • These oils (except the citrus oils) should also not be used for children under 2 years and during pregnancy.
  • If pregnant avoid in addition: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Juniper, sweet Marjoram, and Myrrh.
  • If applying photo-sensitizing essentials oils like Bergamot, Orange, Mandarin or Lemon to your skin (even in dilution) do not expose your skin to direct sun for several hours afterwards (to avoid pigment spots). The furocoumarin free Bergamot is ok.
  • In case of high blood pressure Hyssop, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme (thyme) are contra-indicated; a gentle massage with relaxing essential oils however is very beneficial.
  • In case of Epilepsy do not use the essential oils of sweet Fennel, Hyssop, Rosemary and Sage.
  • If you have a medical condition we recommend that you seek the advice of a Maharishi Ayurveda practitioner or aromatherapist.

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Sweet Fennel Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

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SKU: 55013

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Sweet Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare d. 10ml


Sweet Fennel, also known as Bronze Fennel, is a pure therapeutic quality aromatherapy essential oil from Moldova, obtained from the seeds. Fennel essential oil has a characteristic sweet, earthy aroma, much like aniseed.

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Sweet Fennel Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

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Ingredients


  • Sweet Fennel, (Foeniculum vulgare d.)

Product Information


  • Name: Sweet Fennel.
  • Botanical name: Foeniculum vulgare d.
  • Also known as: Bronze fennel.
  • Cultivation: Conventional.
  • Country of origin: Moldova.
  • Part of Plant: Seeds.
  • Fragrance Note: Top/ Middle.
  • Contraindications: Not for use during pregnancy, on babies or on children under 16 years. Not to be used by epileptics, people with high estrogen levels, women with breast cancer and people with kidney problems. Avoid if you have sensitive skin.
  • Major biochemical compounds: Anethol, Limonene, Fenchone, alpha-Pinene.

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Quantity 10 ml
Ean code 5025868550134
Benefits

Sweet FennelSweet Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare d.


Sweet Fennel, also known as Bronze Fennel, is a pure therapeutic quality aromatherapy essential oil from Moldova, obtained from the seeds.

Health Benefits of Sweet Fennel Oil


Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 2 meters high, and has fine, feathery leaves and umbels of golden yellow flowers. Although the plant is indigenous to Mediterranean countries such as Italy, Greece and France, it is now widely cultivated across the world. Fennel essential oil has a characteristic sweet, earthy aroma, much like aniseed.

Although its most popular use is that of a digestive agent, Fennel also possesses antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also a potent antispasmodic and analgesic, which makes it particularly helpful in treating women-related problems. Fennel’s aperitif and diuretic properties, on the other hand, have made it immensely popular among weight-watchers and dieters.

Ayurvedic Properties


Fennel is called in Ayurveda as Shatapushpa, which means hundred flowers. It has a long historical use in this ancient healing methodology in the treatment of cold, indigestion, gas, flatulence, PMS, low agni, abscesses, overindulgence in nicotine or alcohol, cramps, colic in children and menstrual problems.

Essential OilImportant Information


  • Essential Oils are highly concentrated extracts of medicinal plants, very powerful in their effect and should be used with moderation and great care.

Essential oils used for massage - general instructions for dilution


  • If used other than for ambient diffusion, i.e. for massages, essential oils should always be diluted in good quality vegetable carrier oil before applying to the skin (i.e. sweet almond, sesame, jojoba, olive oil, etc.).
  • The standard dilution for adults is 1–3% essential oil, or about 3–10 drops of essential oil in 15 ml (= 1 tablespoon) of vegetable oil (20 drops = 1ml).
  • For children, sensitive skin and during pregnancy the dilution should be 0,5%-1% (1-2 drops in 10 ml).
  • For a full bath use for adults 5–15 drops and 3–5 drops for a footbath. The essential oils should be diluted with some carrier oil, a little cream or honey to help them disperse in the water.

Specific oils requiring higher dilution


  • Essential oils of Clove bud, Cinnamon (leaf or bark), Oregano, Savory, Thyme (thymol and borneol) can irritate the skin, use only highly diluted (0.5%—1% dilution).
  • For sensitive skin care should also be taken with Aniseed, Fennel, Lemongrass, Melissa (Balm), Peppermint, Sage, Wintergreen, and sometimes also Basil, Ginger, Lemon and Bitter Orange (1 - 3 % dilution).

Some precautions


  • These oils (except the citrus oils) should also not be used for children under 2 years and during pregnancy.
  • If pregnant avoid in addition: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Juniper, sweet Marjoram, and Myrrh.
  • If applying photo-sensitizing essentials oils like Bergamot, Orange, Mandarin or Lemon to your skin (even in dilution) do not expose your skin to direct sun for several hours afterwards (to avoid pigment spots). The furocoumarin free Bergamot is ok.
  • In case of high blood pressure Hyssop, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme (thyme) are contra-indicated; a gentle massage with relaxing essential oils however is very beneficial.
  • In case of Epilepsy do not use the essential oils of sweet Fennel, Hyssop, Rosemary and Sage.
  • If you have a medical condition we recommend that you seek the advice of a Maharishi Ayurveda practitioner or aromatherapist.
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