The Essential Oil of Wild Fennel (Foeniculum Vulgare), whose Greek name Marathon is the same as the plain of “Marathon” where the Greeks defeated the Persians, prefers stony ground, riverbeds, old walls and cliffs.
According to Pliny, snakes rub up against it after moulting to regain their sight.
It regulates gastrointestinal motility. It fluids bronchial secretions, promotes the drainage of body fluids and counteracts menstrual cycle disorders according to the Ministry of Health.
In Naturopathy, Wild Fennel is suggested for its diuretic action in cases of water retention, cystitis, and urinary tract infections. Naturopaths also recommend it to reduce meteorism and colic and to regulate the menstrual cycle, combat menopausal problems and help with breast feeding.
In Naturopathy it is used to treat respiratory problems such as coughs, asthma, and sore throats.
Naturopaths recommend it to stimulate the appetite and the digestive, intestinal, and diuretic functions.
Fantastic in the kitchen, we used it to make this recipe for a vegetable soup, it is also present in the recipes for our flavoured oils Dipinto N.2 (with which chef Roberto Abbadati made this Sashimi) and Dipinto N.10, try it in its Essentia spray version.
Its influence is appreciated in situations of imbalance, when it is necessary to have steady nerves, defend a position and at the same time carefully observe the evolution and the facts.
- Room diffuser: a choice of 3 to 6 drops in 100 ml. of water.
- Bath: 8 to 10 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt, milk, cream, or honey in hot water (this prevents the oil from evaporating due to the heat).
- Massage: dilute a few drops of essential oil in a spoonful of oil by.
- Food use: we recommend a maximum of 1 drop for every 100 g of food to be flavoured and added at the end of cooking (we suggest you always start with the lowest recommended dose and increase the drops in the future). This essential oil also goes very well in certain cocktails.
Warnings: Do not use in case of chronic diseases, during pregnancy and lactation. If in doubt, consult a doctor/pharmacist.
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