Fennel, Sweet (Foeniculum vulgare) Essential Oil

Sweet Fennel Essential Oil Profile

Color: Clear to pale yellow

Viscosity: Thin

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Plant parts: Seeds

Countries: Asia, Europe, India, Argentina

Scent: Spicy, licorice, anise, sweet, peppery, earthy

Odor Intensity: Strong

Blending Note: Top, Middle

Fragrance family: Green, herbal

Blends Well with: Geranium, Lavender, Rose, Rosemary, Frankincense, Sandalwood

Chemical family: Ethers

Properties: Antispasmodic, antiseptic, diuretic, carminative, expectorant, galactagogue, stimulant, tonic, aperitif, anti-inflammatory, depurative, emmenagogue, laxative, stomachic, vermifuge, antiemetic

Physical Uses: Supports liver function, assists lymphatic system (detoxifies), water retention, flatulence, indigestion, nausea, low milk production, regulates menstrual cycle, estrogenic, menstrual cramps, asthma, bronchitis, colic, constipation, hiccups

Emotional Uses: Increase energy and cheerfulness

Skin and Hair Care: Encourages cell repair, improves appearance of wrinkles, oily complexions

Safety: Don’t use if breastfeeding or pregnant or if you have estrogen related cancers. Use in moderation as may be narcotic in large doses. Avoid if you have epilepsy or endometriosis. Don’t use on children under 6.

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