Fennel Seed - Bitter - Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare

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Botanical Name -  Fennel Seed - Bitter - Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare

Plant Origin - Spain.

Oil taken from - Crushed Seeds.

Extraction Method - Steam distillation.

Aroma Description - A strong aniseed-like bitter aroma, with gentle

camphoraceous undertones,


Traditional uses for Bitter Fennel Seed Essential Oil include -

Also called Wild Fennel, Bitter Fennel Seed Essential Oil has a stronger, more bitter aroma than its counterpart Sweet Fennel Seed.

Bitter Fennel Seed has a high concentration of fenchone, which is the chemical that gives this Essential Oil its camphoraceous and bitter aroma.

It is a good choice over Sweet Fennel Seed for those who like their aroma's powerful and pungent - with Bitter Fennel Seed a little goes a long way!

It is a wonderful Essential Oil to burn as it creates a stimulating ambience in a room that increases productivity and focus - great when there's a work deadline to meet or when studying.

A purifying and detoxifying oil useful in massage to cleanse toxins from the blood.

Effective in soothing respiratory conditions such as a sore throat and tight chest,

Supports the digestive, excretory and respiratory systems, - aids digestion, improves appetite, relieves painful cramping and spasms, releases flatulence and calms nausea.

Good for aiding mental clarity, refreshing and uplifting to the mind and body.


Bitter Fennel Seed blends well with -

Orange Blossom, Lavender, Black Pepper, Kaffir Lime, Bergamot, Ho Wood, Tangerine, Rosemary, Juniper and Pomelo Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Bitter Fennel Seed Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Bitter Fennel Seed Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.