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Fennel (Bitter) Essential Oil Organic

$ 9.75
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The Story

Bitter Fennel: Foeniculum vulgare (Hill) var. vulgare

Why bitter fennel? Bitter fennel essential oil has an earthy, almost peppery and clean aroma. The aroma is reminiscent of licorice, and has a great masking effect. Try blending into homemade soaps and candles for a zesty yet fresh fragrance.

Quality Assured: Our organic bitter fennel essential oil is responsibly sourced from Egypt, and steam distilled from the seeds of the fennel plant. Every batch of oil is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.

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How to Use

Benefits: Bitter fennel essential oil is a fantastic cleansing oil, ideal for adding to soaps and cleansers.

Regulatory Status: Bitter fennel essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list. However, sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce) is listed.

Oils That Blend Well With Fennel: The zesty and spicy aroma of fennel aromatherapy essential oil blends well with

  • geranium Pelargonium graveolens
  • lavender Lavandula angustifolia
  • rose Rosa damascena
  • sandalwood Santalum album

Cautions and Contraindications:

It is advised not to administer bitter fennel essential oil to the skin.

Both sweet and bitter fennel essential oil are contraindicated orally or topically for anyone with nervous system problems, epilepsy, or estrogen-related disorders, including estrogen-dependent cancer and endometriosis. It is contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid sweet and bitter fennel essential oil for infants or young children and instead use an infusion made with whole sweet fennel seeds. Do not use for more than one week.

 

 

Experience

Formulas:

ALL PURPOSE CLEANER

Bitter fennel Foeniculum vulgare oil: 10 drops

Grapefruit Citrus paradisi oil: 8 drops

Lavender Lavandula angustifolia oil: 8 drops

Lemongrass Cymbopogon schoenanthus oil: 6 drops

Cypress Cupressus sempervirens oil: 3 drops

White vinegar: 2 cups

Water: 2 cups

Natural dish soap (NOT castile soap): 1 teaspoon

Blend all the essential oils and shake well. Mix all remaining ingredients in a quart-sized spray bottle. Add the essential oil blend. Shake to combine. Spray and wipe on counters, cabinets, sinks, toilets, and anywhere else.

 

See more: Essential Oils

For California Residents

WARNING: This product may contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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