Aroma: Sweet, spicy, and uniquely licorice-like
Latin Name: Fonneculum vulgare var. dulce
Country of Origin: France
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Seeds
Color: Pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: Stimulating, balancing, and freshening
Suggested Use: The aroma is commonly used to help with issues of digestion such as an upset stomach, gas, bloating, sea-sickness, or over-eating.
History: Fennel is an ancient herb. Folk tradition believes it supports courage, or it can be used to ward off evil spirits. Native to the Mediterranean, fennel was introduced to the Californian coast by Italian fishermen. While fennel has been traditionally used by women to help balance hormonal issues, it should be avoided during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and with estrogen-related health conditions.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute to 2% with topical use, which equals about 10 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil. Not for pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, or with certain health conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.