|:||Foeniculum vulgare Mill|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Clear, pale yellow liquid @22C with herbaceous, peppery odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils.|
|:||0.965 - 0.977 @ 20°C|
|:||(+11°) to (+24°) @ 20°C|
|:||1.528 - 1.539 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Fennel oil has a herby, slightly spicy smell, much like aniseed and it is clear in viscosity. The seeds are used to extract the oil which is mainly used for medicinal purposes.
CONSTITUENTS:anethole, limonene, and a-terpinene , Particularly monoterpenes, a-pinene, ß-myrcene.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A top note with a medium aroma, Fennel Sweet Essential Oil has a similar to that of black licorice.
BLENDS WITH:Geranium, lavender, rose and sandalwood.
COMMON NAMES:Anethum foeniculum
USES:Fennel oil is a remedy for digestive complaints such as flatulence, constipation, colic, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, dyspepsia and hiccups. It is also used in cases of obesity carminative, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant, splenic, stomachic, and as a vermifuge