Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Anethol: 67 - 75%
Plant Part: Seeds
Description / Color / Consistency: Pale yellow – yellow / Thin liquid
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Fennel Organic Essential Oil has top note and a similar scent to that of Black Licorice with medium strength aroma.
Blends With: Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Rose, and Sandalwood.
Product Abstract: 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. Bitter Fennel was known as ‘Fenkle’ in the Middle Ages, from the Latin ‘Foenum’ meaning 'hay.' The ancients believed it gave one longevity, courage, and strength and that it warded off evil spirits.
- Steam-Distilled: India
- Cosmetic Grade: Cosmetic Grade oils are suitable for applications in skin and hair formulations including creams, lotions, shampoos etc. and are for external use only. The oils have been modified from their natural state in line with IP/BP/EP/USP (pharma) standards to suit the commercial requirements of the industry.
- Steam-Distilled: Natural Essential Oils are 100% pure, extracted through steam distillation and sold as is without any alteration to their composition. The oils are highly volatile and potent and retain almost all of their therapeutic benefits. They are ideal for natural and high end cosmetic formulations, can be applied directly (after appropriate dilution) or used for aromatherapy benefits.
- Organic: Natural Essential Oils that are also Certified Organic (USDA/ECOCERT/INDOCERT)
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Due to the presence of phototoxic properties in this oil, exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.