|:||Foeniculum vulgare dulce|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colourless or pale yellow oil with a very sweet, but slightly spicy aroma.|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils, insoluble in water.|
|:||0.95300 - 0.97300 @ 25 °C.|
|:||+12° to +24°|
|:||1.51000 - 1.56200 @ 20 °C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION: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. Fennel is a biennial or perennial herb, with green feathery leaves and golden yellow flowers. The plant can grow up to 2 meters in height. Fennel sweet oil has herby, slightly spicy smell, much like aniseed and it is clear in viscosity. It is organically cultivated and is "Indian Organic Certified".
CONSTITUENTS:The main chemical components of fennel oil are a-pinene, myrcene, fenchone, trans-anethole, methyl chavicol, limonene, 1,8-cineole and anisic aldehyde.
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:It blends well with geranium, lavender, rose and sandalwood
COMMON NAMES:Fenkel and Roman fennel, Fennel, Sweet Fennel
USES:The fennel sweet oil is widely used for its therapeutic properties and helps in congestion, sinus and cough. It is also useful in digestion, gout, lupus, menopause, rheumatoid arthritis and weight loss. With its slightly spicy smell, it is also used in deodorants, perfumes, home cleaners and various facial and skin care products.
CERTIFICATION:Indian Certified Organic (ICO) and Department of Agriculture.