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TIMELESS Essential Oils

Fennel, Sweet, Organic

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Pure Therapeutic Sweet Fennel essential oil, also known as Roman Fennel, Organically grown

Product Description

Botanical name

Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce, Anethum foeniculum or Foeniculum officinale

Extraction method / Source

Steam Distillation / Crushed Seeds


Sweet, earthy, spicy

Note classification


Odor Intensity


Key constituents

Trans-anethol, fenchone, methyl chavichol, alpha-pinene

Plant description

Botanical family: Umbelliferae or Apiaceae

Sweet fennel is a perennial plant native to the Mediterranean. It grows to a height of 6 feet and produces feathery green leaves and golden umbels of flowers.

Regions of Production


Growing Practices

Organically farmed. Plants are tested for purity after harvest.

History / Fun Facts

The ancient Greeks believed that eating sweet fennel seeds would invoke strength, courage and longevity. They also discovered fennel's value to help control weight, and used it as they prepared for the Olympic Games.


Antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, galactagogue, lymphatic decongestant, splenic, stomachic, warming

Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.

Uses / Benefits

Recommended for asthma, relieves wheezing, helpful for decreasing chest congestion. Helps to eliminate toxins with its lymphatic decongestant properties. Improves digestion and relieves flatulence. Diuretic and urinary tract antiseptic. Recommended to help regulate the menstrual cycle, helps relieve menstrual discomfort, increases lactation. Beneficial for oily, dull or mature skin.

Fragrant influences

Calming, reduces stress.

Modes of Administration

Topical: massage, bath, compress, skin care preparations

Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer.

Blends well with

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Coriander, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Ylang Ylang


Avoid during pregnancy or if you have epilepsy.


This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.


Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.


TIMELESS Essential Oils guarantees the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils. The current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request. All essential oils are best stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.