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Fennel Essential Oil (Sweet)

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Name: Fennel Essential Oil

Species: Foeniculum vulgare

Part:  Seed

Extraction: Steam Distilled

Aroma: Sweet, spice, and earth; think licorice


Fennel Essential Oil 100% Pure

Name Fennel Essential Oil
Batch FV111F6
Species Foeniculum vulgare
Part Seed
Extraction Steam Distilled
Class Phenolic Ether
Source Egypt
Color Clear
Consistency Thin
Note Middle
Aroma Sweet, spice, and earth; think licorice
Blend Ideas Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cypress, Douglas Fir, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Siberian Fir, Sweet Orange, and Ylang Ylang

We source only pure essential oils.

Fennel Essential Oil is a best known for its digestive support but it's also helpful for women who have menstrual difficulties.   It can also ease tension and is good in tension blends.  People either love or hate it's distinctive scent.  Quite honestly, I'm in the latter crowd.  For me to use fennel essential oil, it's got to be just a drop in a blend of oils that I enjoy far more.  None-the-less, it's one of my "go to" oils for pretty much anything to do with my abdomen.

With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.

1 review for Fennel Essential Oil (Sweet)

  1. Cathi Young (verified owner)

    Beautiful oil! To me it has a very warm, licorice scent, not over powering, but deep! I have used it in an inhaler for tummy upset and it worked great!

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Fennel (Sweet) Essential Oil Safety Info

Tisserand and Young note that fennel essential oil  can interfere with reproductive hormone modulation, is potentially carcinogenic (based on estragole content), may inhibit blood clotting, and can cause skin sensitization if oxidized. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have endometriosis, have estrogen-dependent cancers, or in children under five years of age. Do not take internally if you are taking diabetes medication, taking anticoagulant medication (blood thinners), having major surgery, have a peptic ulcer, or have hemophilia or other bleeding disorders. Maximum recommended dermal limit is 2.5%.  Fennel (Sweet) essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source:  Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Fennel (Sweet) essential oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.

While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such.  With all essential oils:

  • Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas).  The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
  • Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
    Keep away from children.
  • If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

  • Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally.  Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert.  Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.

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    The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

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