INCI Name : Funiculum vulgare dulce (Sweet Fennel) seed oil
CAS Number :8006-84-6
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EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
PARTS USED: Seeds
COMMON NAMES: Sweet Fennel, Fenkel, Saunf, Finocchio, Florence Fennel
APPEARANCE: Colourless to pale yellow liquid oil.
ODOUR NOTE: Distinctive sweet anise/licorice-like sweet aroma, with green/herbal slight camphor notes, and fresh lemony and spicy accents. Middle to top note.
QUALITY:100 % pure and organic, whole essential oil.
TYPICAL MOLECULAR COMPONENTS: 79.68% E-anethole, 4.64% limonene, 4.10% alpha-pinene, 3.04% methyl chavicol (Estragole),
0.05% Fenchone (trace)
STORAGE CONDITION: keep tightly closed, in a cool place, away from light.
Sweet fennel essential oil may crystalize. If this happens, simply place your bottle in a bowl of warm water, allow to homogenize and shake lightly.
INFOS AND INTERESTING FACTS
Do not use when pregnant.
PLEASE READ THE CAUTION SECTION.
This Sweet fennel essential oil is distilled from the seeds only. It contains only traces of fenchone (0.05%).
Do not confuse sweet fennel essential oil with Bitter fennel essential oil.
- Sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var DULCE) oil has a different molecular build than the oil of Bitter Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare). It is the sweet fennel variety that is used in Aromatherapy and in skin care while Bitter fennel essential oil contains high levels of the ketone Fenchone, 36.2% to 39.5%) and is not available for public sale, nor is it recommended for home uses.