Fennel Essential Oil

  • Distilled from the seeds of organic  fennel, this oil is fresh, clean, and slightly spicy with notes of earth and anise.

    Slightly spicy and bearing characteristic fragrance notes of earth and anise, fennel essential oil has earned a place in the cabinets of aromatherapists for thousands of years. Widely used since antiquity as a versatile and effective aromatic herb for easing digestive and respiratory congestion and discomfort, fennel oil can likewise be used for many similar purposes.

    Sweet and herbaceous, fennel essential oil has an affinity for soothing the body as well as the mind. The essential oil may be applied topically in dilution for these same purposes, or a few drops may be added to to warm bathwater. Fennel is an excellent addition to massage oils for rubbing into joints and areas that have been stress or overworked.

    Fennel has a lovely aroma and has a place in your skin care routines. As it is both astringent and cleansing, it is helpful in addressing mature skin and in balancing dry or oily skin types. Fennel can be used on most skin types, as well as throughout the year on skin that has needs changing with the seasons. Fennel is also considered a beneficial oil for maintaining or promoting youthful skin and is also helpful when skin is troubled, for example in the case of reddened teenage skin.

    Fennel essential oil helps nourish and restore an optimal mind and outlook. It is believed to bring strength and courage in the face of adversity. With its versatile aroma, fennel can be added to many different diffuser formulas to boost their aromatic and aromatherapeutic benefits.

    Product Details
    • Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
    • Family: Apiaceae/Umbelliferae
    • Composition: 100% Pure Fennel Essential Oil
    • Origin: Hungary
    • Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
    • Cultivation/Harvesting: Organic
    • Plant Part: Seeds
    • Color: Clear to pale yellow
    • Consistency: Thin
    • Yield: 2% - 4%
    • Bottle Size: ½ fl oz (15 mL)
  • Fennel Essential Oil Profile

    Floracopeia's fennel essential oil is steam-distilled from the seeds of organic Hungarian fennel.

    How to Use  Fennel Essential Oil
    • Diffuser: Diffuse fennel essential oil to enhance your home, as well as to boost strength and courage. Fennel is a very mild yet effective essential oil. It shines in the diffuser as it has an incredibly delicious, cozy, fabulously heart-warming aromatic effect. The aroma enlivens the appetite, both for dinner as well as for life. This is a wonderful oil to diffuse while entertaining, particularly when blended with rose and orange, as it will bring cheer to your home and to your guests.
    Other Ways To Use Fennel Essential Oil
    • Add to massage oil and apply as needed to support feelings of well-being and comfort throughout the entire body including the joints.
    • Add several drops to bath water to boost strength to the body's vitality in times of sickness or upset.
    • Blend with unscented facial cream to enliven a dull complexion and to balance oily skin.

    Aromatic Profile and Blending of Fennel Essential Oil
    • Perfumery Note: Middle to top
    • Odor: warm, sweet, licorice-like, earthy, green
    • Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
    • Blends Well With: floral oils such as geranium essential oil, rose essential oil, ylang-ylang essential oil and lavender essential oil; citrus oils like grapefruit essential oil and orange essential oil; also sandalwood essential oil, cypress essential oil and sage essential oil.

    Interesting Fennel Essential Oil Information

    The name "fennel" comes from the Latin "foenum" or "hay." A popular herb with the ancient Chinese, Egyptians and Romans, many believed it conveyed longevity, courage, strength and that it could ward off spirits. It was a remedy for improving eyesight, for helping combat gas and bloating and for supporting healthy respiratory functions.

  • Safety Considerations for Fennel Essential Oil

    Fennel essential oil is non-toxic and non-sensitizing. May cause mild skin irritation, like many Apiaceae family plants. Fennel is often contraindicated during pregnancy, for breast-feeding mothers, and in cases of epilepsy and estrogen-linked cancers. Do not take fennel essential oil internally.


    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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