Botanical Name - Foeniculum vulgare
Aroma - Sweet, aniseed-like
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Seeds
Country of Origin - Hungary
Chemical Constituents - Anethole, limonene, a-pinene
Cautions - Avoid with epilepsy and if pregnant
Uses - Calming to the digestion and useful for dispelling gas, bloating and nausea. Fennel is very useful in detoxification by supporting the organs of elimination.
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.