A gift of nature - fennel oil. Ether properties and storage nuances, as well as application rules

A gift of nature - fennel oil. Ether properties and storage nuances, as well as application rules

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Fennel and its beneficial properties are known to everyone. People call this plant, unique in its properties, fennel.

Fennel fruits, leaves and stems contain high amounts of essential oil. It has become widespread in many industries: medicine, cosmetology and perfumery.

The oil itself has a bitter taste and a slightly pungent aroma, reminiscent of anise from a distance. It looks like a clear or pale yellow liquid.

What it is?

Fennel oil is an essential oil. All the benefits of the oil are due to its rich composition, which includes fenchol, anethole, camphene, limonene, anisaldehyde and alpha-pinene. It includes a large number of chemical elements and minerals, we will list them in detail (the amount is indicated per 100 grams):

  • vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6 and C - 0.3 mg each;
  • iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, copper, sodium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium - 3 mg each.

Beneficial features

Regular use of fennel oil will help you achieve the following positive changes:

  1. Improving digestion, reducing bloating, nausea.
  2. Removal of toxins from the body.
  3. Reducing cramping.
  4. Removal of excess fluid, fight against edema and cellulite.
  5. Treatment of ailments of the respiratory tract.
  6. Accelerated wound healing and skin restoration.
  7. Fight against wrinkles and other age-related skin changes.
  8. Reducing inflammation.
  9. Destruction of the fungus.
  10. Relieving stress and improving the functioning of the nervous system, normalizing sexual function.

Indications for use

Most of all, this product is needed by people who have the following problems:

  • excess weight;
  • failure of the intestines;
  • nervous disorders;
  • deterioration of the skin;
  • inflammation (especially often oil is used for inflammation of the gums);
  • ailments of the respiratory tract;
  • fragility, dullness and weakness of hair, dandruff.

Harm and contraindications

Like any product, fennel oil can harm human health:

  1. allergic reactions (rash, itching and skin irritation);
  2. breathing problems (this applies to infants and toddlers under 5 years old).

But it is worth noting that such negative impacts are extremely rare.

therefore before use, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the contraindications:

  • the period of pregnancy and lactation (is it possible for nursing mothers to use fennel and how to use it for HS, read here, and find out about the effect of fennel on the female body during pregnancy in another article);
  • children's age up to 5 years (about whether fennel is possible for infants and older babies, the benefits and dangers of use are written separately);
  • epileptic seizures;
  • intolerance to the product;
  • chemotherapy for oncology;
  • liver disease;
  • long-term alcohol consumption.

You can read about the benefits and dangers of both fennel oil and the entire plant as a whole in a separate publication.

How to apply and for what purpose?

For face

The product will help to cope with skin rashes, smooth out wrinkles, and improve complexion. To achieve such an amazing effect, it is enough to add 2-3 drops to a lotion or mask, and then apply to the skin in the usual way.

And you can mix it with any fatty cream and lubricate your face with it. A burning sensation may be felt, but this sensation should go away after a few seconds. It is recommended to use face oil 3-4 times a week.

Against cellulite

You need to mix fennel oil with any other base oil (apricot, peach or olive) in a 1: 2 ratio. The resulting mixture is applied to the skin and massaged for at least 15 minutes.

For your information. The procedure must be carried out at least twice a week.

This manipulation helps to accelerate the flow of lymph and remove excess fluid from the body, thanks to which normal blood circulation is restored.

For hand skin

Baths well soften the rough skin. They are prepared as follows: add 3-4 drops of oil and a melted spoonful of honey in a liter of water heated to no higher than 40 degrees.

It is advisable to carry out such a procedure every other day. It is also possible every day for those who spend a lot of time in the cold or in contact with chemicals. The duration of the bath is at least 20 minutes.


The hair mask described below fights dandruff and scalp irritation.

It is prepared as follows: beat two yolks with 4 drops of ether, a teaspoon of honey and the same amount of aloe juice. The resulting mass is rubbed into the scalp and root zone with massage movements, and left for 60 minutes. One procedure per week is enough to get rid of dandruff.

Aromatic bath

This bath has a calming and relaxing effect. For every 20-25 liters of water, there is one drop of ether. In this case, you need to add oil even when the bath is full and the tap is turned off. It is not recommended to use the jacuzzi function in this case.

It is best to dilute the fennel with a handful of sea salt. Take a refreshing shower before diving into the bath.

The duration of the procedure is 15-20 minutes.

For hair

To improve the condition of your curls, just add a few drops of fennel ether to a regular store mask. In this case, the duration of exposure of the mask can be increased by 5-7 minutes.

The second use case is to simply apply a mixture of oils to your hair. But for this, fennel must be mixed with any base (1: 2 ratio). Keep on curls - 3-5 minutes, and then rinse well with shampoo.

Ingestion to boost immunity

To improve the protective functions of the body, fennel oil must be taken internally.

For your information. You can add a couple of drops to mayonnaise as a salad dressing.

And you can drink tea. But at the same time the brew is prepared in advance:

  1. Add 10 drops of ether to the tea package, mix the leaves well.
  2. Close and let it brew for 7 days.

Then just make tea and drink it as usual.

For psychoemotional and bioenergetic impact

Aromatherapy with fennel oil helps to relieve feelings of fear and anxiety, and also improves mood. In addition, fennel protects the aura from injury and helps to restore mental balance.

It gives a person the opportunity to soberly assess actions and face the truth, makes judgments fair.

For tightening and shaping breasts

Again mix the fennel with the base and massage on the chest. In this case, you cannot press, make sudden movements.

The application algorithm is as follows: along the lower part of the chest from the center to the sides, and at the top, vice versa, from the armpit area to the center.

You need to do massage for at least 10 minutes daily. You can even repeat the procedure in the morning and evening. In this case, the oil residues are not removed - they must be absorbed into the skin.

How to do it at home?

  1. To do this, you need to crush a glass of fennel seeds well, and then pour 100 ml of sunflower oil.
  2. Remove to a dark place for a week.
  3. The mixture must be stirred every day.
  4. Strain the resulting product with gauze, while the seeds are additionally squeezed out.
  5. Such oil is stored at a temperature of + 6-10 degrees for two years.

There is also a second way:

  1. Rinse and dry the leaves and seeds naturally.
  2. Grind it all in a meat grinder.
  3. Squeeze the juice out of the mixture through cheesecloth.
  4. Put the resulting juice on the fire and boil until its volume is halved.
  5. Then boil and cool the same amount of vegetable oil.
  6. Stir oil and juice and leave to infuse for 5 days.

Where to buy and what to look for when buying?

Important. Experts recommend buying ether not in pharmacies, but in specialized stores, since professional sellers, in order to preserve their reputation, purchase goods only from trusted manufacturers.

When buying, you can conduct a simple test: drip oil on a sheet of paper. If a greasy stain remains after drying, then the product has been prepared with additives. Ideally, the ether should evaporate from the paper without leaving a single trace.

Storage rules

The oil should be stored in a refrigerator or other cool room, the temperature of which does not exceed 10 gras of heat. The expiration date is indicated on the product packaging.

Combination with other ethers

Fennel oil works well with the following esters:

  • geraniums;
  • sandalwood;
  • lavender;
  • roses;
  • lemon;
  • marjoram.

Fennel ether is an excellent natural remedy that helps to improve the condition of the skin, increase the protective functions of the body, improve the functioning of the intestines, and also normalize the state of the nervous system.

We offer you to watch a video about the beneficial properties and methods of using fennel essential oil:

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