Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Country of Origin: France
Synonyms: F. officinale, F. Capillaceum, Anethum foeniculum, fenkel.
Plant Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Plant Parts Used: Crushed Seed
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top to middle
Aroma: Floral, herby and slightly spicy.
Main Constituents: Anethole (50-60%), limonene, phellandrene, pinene, anisic acid, anisic aldehyde, camphene, limonene among others,
Blends With: Basil, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood
Safety Precautions: Non-irritant, relatively non-toxic, non-sensitizing. Narcotic in large doses. Should not be used by epileptics or during pregnancy