Fennel Seed, Foeniculum vulgare, provides a fragrant and cleansing bath that is soothing to irritated skin and a wonderful treatment for prematurely aged, neglected or sun-damaged skin. Fennel seeds are antiseptic and anti-inflammatory that naturally combat acne.
These little anti-microbial seeds help cleanse the skin of bacteria, dirt, and sebum that can clog pores and cause acne. Their anti-inflammatory properties help in the quick reduction of redness and swelling.
Fennel seeds have antioxidant properties and are a natural antiseptic for the skin. Some believe that the seeds help fade dark spots, wrinkles, and fine lines. Enriched with vitamins, fennel seeds are often used in anti-aging facial masks.
The health benefits of drinking fennel tea include soothing indigestion, fighting bad breath, and helping to soothe menstrual cramps.