Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A thin, clear to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary: A top note with a medium aroma, Fennel Sweet Essential Oil has a similar to that of black licorice.
Blends With: Bergamot, Lavender, Frankincense and Rose.
Product Abstract: Also known as Common Fennel, Fennel is an erect growing perennial herb native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean area. Reaching a height of 1.5 meters (approximately 4.5 feet), the plant has yellow flowers. Bitter Fennel was known as fenkle in the Middle Ages, from the Latin foenum meaning 'hay'. The ancients believed it gave one longevity, courage and strength, as well as warded off evil spirits.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.