Origin: Bulgaria – Somalia
Synonyms: Sweet Fennel
Composition: 100% Fennel essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation
Active Constituents: Trans-anethole, Fenchone
Color: Colorless to pale-yellow
About: Distilled from the aerial parts of the Fennel herb, Fennel essential oil has a sweet, herbaceous scent with notes of licorice. Do not use if pregnant or with children under five. Fennel should always be diluted below 5%.
Common Uses: Combined with a carrier oil at a 5% dilution or less, Fennel essential oil can be massaged on the belly to promote digestive health. It can also be added to massage oils to support muscles and joints. For dental health, Fennel is added to toothpastes, tooth powders and mouthwash. Fennel essential oil may be diffused, but only infrequently and in small amounts.
Blending Recommendations: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Coriander, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Sweet Lime, Sweet Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Spearmint.
Safety Information: Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have endometriosis or estrogen-dependent cancers.
Do not use with children under 6 years.
Use caution taking orally if you are also using diabetes medication or anticoagulant medication, or if you have had a major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, or another bleeding disorder.
Maximum recommended dilution is 2.5-5%
Methyl eugenol <10 ppm
Safrol <10 ppm
Shelf Life: 4 years in proper conditions.
Storage: Store with cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.