Description: Organic Fennel Seed Oil is an aromatic oil extracted from the seeds of the Foeniculum vulgare plant, sourced from organic cultivation. The oil is obtained through steam distillation of the crushed seeds, resulting in a pale yellow to colorless liquid with a distinct and captivating aroma. Fennel Seed Oil features a unique scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, often compared to licorice or anise. Its aroma carries warmth and comfort, making it a valuable oil in various applications.
- Aroma: The oil carries a distinctive fragrance with sweet and herbal notes, evoking the aroma of licorice or anise, and providing a comforting and grounding olfactory experience.
- Digestive Support: Organic Fennel Seed Oil is often included in digestive blends to support healthy digestion, alleviate occasional discomfort, and reduce bloating.
- Emotional Well-being: Its soothing aroma contributes to emotional balance and relaxation, making it suitable for aromatherapy practices.
- Culinary Use: In minimal quantities, Fennel Seed Oil is sometimes used to add its unique flavor to culinary dishes.
- Middle Note: In perfumery, Organic Fennel Seed Oil is typically classified as a middle note, adding depth and character to fragrance compositions.
- Potential for Skincare: The oil’s potential for skin care applications may include promoting the appearance of clear skin.
Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Odor and Appearance: Clear but may have hints of yellow; smells sweet, a little peppery, and licorice-like.
Country of origin: Spain/Bulgaria
Main Constituents: anethole, fenchone, limonene, and alpha-pinene.
Common Uses: Common uses include its incorporation into digestive blends to support healthy digestion and alleviate occasional discomfort, its utilization in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and emotional balance, its potential inclusion in skincare formulations for its soothing properties, and its use in massage blends for promoting comfort and relaxation.
Note: Middle note.
Blends well with: Lavender, lemon, peppermint, ginger, and cardamom.
Contraindications: Fennel oil can interact with drugs that may inhibit blood clotting like aspirin. Always consult a qualified medical practitioner before use if you are under any medication. Fennel is a relatively potent essential oil that can irritate sensitive skin. If you feel any tingling after coming into contact with the oil, wash it off quickly with running water. Pregnant and nursing women should avoid using Fennel essential oil. Experts also discourage its use by children under five years old. Small doses of Fennel in milk have been known to offer relief to infants suffering from colic. Nevertheless, contact your medical practitioner before administering Fennel to your baby.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*
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