Fennel Sweet Organic Essential Oil

Fennel Sweet Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare

Botanical Family: Apiaceae

Main Constituents:
Anethol: 69.98%
Estragol: 3.69%

Plant Part: Seeds

Origin: Hungary

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 3 – 4 years

Aromatic Scent: A medium strength middle-top note.  Earthy, Exotic, Fresh, Pungent, Spicy, Strong, Sweet

Blends Well With: Anise, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Rose, and Sandalwood.


Analgesic, Antioxidant, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Carminative, Circulatory stimulant, Depurative, Digestive stimulant, Digestive tonic, Diuretic, Emmenagogic, Estrogenic, Expectorant, Lymph decongest, Stomachic


Fennel Sweet essential oil can be hazardous, dilution levels found in our General Safety Guidelines do not apply.  Please follow the recommendations in the “Safety and Warnings” section below.

This oil is not safe for children (under 5 years).

Add a maximum of 5 drops (0.25 mL) to 10 mL of carrier oil (or 2.5%) for topical applications.

Can be used topically to:

  • Ease muscle and joint pain
  • Fight viruses
  • Fight parasites
  • Fight infection
  • Ease bloating and gas
  • Reduce abdominal spasms
  • Reduce symptoms of PMS
  • Increase fertility
  • Detoxify
  • Neutralize free radicals
  • Decongest
  • Reduce fluid retention
  • Ease respiratory ailments
  • Stimulate immune system

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Fight viruses
  • Fight infection
  • Decongest
  • Ease respiratory ailments
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Purify the air


Fennel Sweet supports the 2nd and 3rd chakras.


Tisserand & Young have shown that Fennel is potentially carcinogenic, estrogenic, and may interact with some medications.  Fennel may inhibit blood clotting.  This oil has a low risk of irritation and a low risk of sensitization. [1]  

Avoid Fennel oil for 2 weeks before major surgery.  Contraindicated by all routes with pregnancy, breastfeeding, endometriosis, estrogen-dependent cancers, and children under 5 years of age.  Contraindicated orally with diabetes medication, anticoagulant drugs, major surgery, peptic ulcers, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders.

Below are some of the known drug interactions for Fennel.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Fennel essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Moderate interaction:

  • Diabetes medication
  • Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet drugs) such as aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
  • Estrogens such as conjugated equine estrogens (Premarin), ethinyl estradiol, estradiol, and others.

Fennel oil is potentially estrogenic.

Avoid Fennel for 2 weeks before undergoing anesthesia or surgery.

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 2.5%

This oil is not safe for children (under 5 years).

Avoid when pregnant or breastfeeding.


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

All of our oils are of USDA certified organic origin, 100% natural, non-GMO, and Cruelty-Free, unless otherwise stated.  Any inquiries can be sent to mountainwellnessproducts@gmail.ca