Aroma:Sweet, earthy, herbaceous. Anise-like, a bit peppery and green.
Latin Name:Fonneculum vulgare var. dulce
Country of Origin:France
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Stimulating, revitalizing, restorative. Purifying and cleansing. Balancing.
Suggested Use:Sniff directly from the bottle to curb your appetite. Very satisfying, 0 calories! Fennel creates a sensation of saturation and"fullness"in the stomach, and is one of the top weight loss scents.
History:Ancient medical remedy. Folk tradition believes it supports courage and strength. Also used to ward off evil spirits. It is distilled from the seeds of a tall, feathery herb that loves to grow by the sea. Native to the Mediterranean, it was introduced to the Californian coast by Italian fishermen. Its aroma perfectly blends with the sights and smells of the ocean, and rubbing some fennel between your fingers can really enrich the experience of an ocean stroll. Also called licorice plant, due to its aroma.
Specific Safety Information:Non-toxic, stupefying in larger concentration, use sparingly. Should not be used during pregnancy and by epileptics. Use in moderation.