Fennel Seed, Sweet Essential Oil
Latin Name:Foeniculum vulgare
Country of Origin:Egypt
Extraction Method:Steam Distillation
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Fennel seed is a flowering herb in the carrot family that grows up to 5 feet tall. It is native to the shores of the Mediterranean and favours dry soils. Fennel is a highly aromatic herb whose use is prominent in many countries for its culinary use and is the primary flavour of absinthe. The ancient Greeks believed the use of fennel to encourage long life, courage, and strength.

Recommended Uses

Fennel seed is known to assist with digestive complaints, gastrointestinal spasms, flatulence, nausea and abdominal spasms. It is antispasmodic and may be beneficial in addressing menstrual cramps, fluid retention and bronchitis. Fennel seed is said to be a detoxing oil that may assist in reducing the look of cellulite. Emotionally, fennel seed is known to provide mental strength when worn down, encourages a forward energy when adapting to change, promotes feelings of courage and strength and helps with more straighforward communication.

This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner or aromatherapist before beginning therapeutic use.

Scent Profile

Fennel seed is a middle/top note. Its scent is licorice-like, peppery, sweet and slightly camphorous.


Blends well with bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, chamomile german and roman, cypress, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper berry, lavandin, lavender, lemon, mandarin, orange, patchouli, sandalwood and ylang ylang.

Contraindications / Safety

Avoid use during pregnancy and avoid if you have epilepsy or other seizure disorders. May cause skin irritation and it is recommended to use in lower percentages in blends. Do not use on babies and it is not recommended on people younger than 16. Not to be used on those who have estrogen related cancer or people with kidney problems.

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Customer Reviews

4 Stars

Fennel Essential oil....

I like this oil. So far have only used it in my diffuser mixed with Coriander. Will purchase again.

from Ontario - 7/21/2018

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