Botanical Name - Anethum graveolens
Aroma - Warm, herbal and earthy
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Seeds
Country of Origin - Hungary
Chemical Constituents - D-carvone, a-phellandrene, terpinene
Uses - A helpful oil for regulating disturbed digestion including gas, bloating and constipation. Traditionally used for increasing milk flow in nursing mothers. Effective in sweetening bad breath and curbing the appetite. Said to be helpful to the nervous system when overwhelmed.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.