Fennel has a surprising range of benefits for the skin along with so many other uses for maintaining a healthy mind and body. Not only can eating fennel seeds help with hair growth, dry scalp, increase antioxidants to boost your immune system, and help with digestion and anemia, it even shows signs of helping with healthy vision.
The fennel plant is a perennial that originated in the Mediterranean but is now found all around the world. Fennel can be either consumed or used topically for best results, depending on the purpose of the treatment. Fennel seeds and fennel oil are the most used in food or drink preparations, and fennel seeds can be used to make a paste as needed and applied directly to the skin. When ingesting fennel it can help with bloating, colic, loss of appetite, and heartburn. Fennel can also be used in cooking to add flavor.
Deep Clean Skin
For deep clean skin, it’s simple to cook fennel seeds in hot water and steep them. The water can then be stored and used to clean the face or used as a touch-up refresher during the day. This water will help to clean the skin while unclogging pores and working much like an exfoliator. It will help remove dead skin cells and help reduce build-up of oils, bacteria, and dead cells on and around the face. Adding oatmeal and honey and then blending can also create a face mask to help clear up any acne breakouts.
Fennel seeds also have antiseptic properties and can help kill the germs that cause outbreaks. They can also be used to treat cellulite when made into a paste. Drinking fennel in a tea daily can help to encourage clear, healthy skin, but also fight age spots, wrinkles, and other signs of aging in skin. Applying fennel to the skin can also reduce body hair growth on women and may be used like a sunscreen before exposure to UV rays.
Protect And Clear Skin
Fennel is an opportunity to go back to pure ingredients and natural solutions for many maladies for improved hair and skin health. By preparing fennel as a drink, using it to flavor foods or medicines, or applying it as a paste to the skin, it can be used to protect and clear skin. It can be used to eliminate acne, deep clean skin, exfoliate, maintain clear pores, reduce wrinkles, age spots, and other signs of aging, reduce body hair on women, and even work as a sunscreen. With so many uses fennel should be kept in every kitchen.
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Kassandra Foreman has been writing freelance for five years now and enjoys learning about new things to write about. When not writing she teaches yoga and meditation with a focus on health and fitness.
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