|:||Foeniculum vulgare dulce|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Clear, pale yellow liquid @22°C with herbaceous, peppery odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.953 - 0.973 @25°C|
|:||+12° to +24°|
|:||1.532 – 1.543 @20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Fennel is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum and is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is a perennial, hardy, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves and grows wild in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on river-banks. It is an aromatic and flavorful herb used for culinary and medicinal purposes.
CONSTITUENTS:It contains 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:Foeniculum vulgare
USES:This essential oil is highly aromatic and flavorful and is widely used for various culinary and medicinal purposes. It is one of the main ingredients of absinthe.