Fennel is a licorice tasting herb used commonly in cooking and herbalism. Bitter fennel oil, not used for aromatherapy, is extracted from the crushed seeds and/or the whole herb of the foeniculum vulgare var. amara plant. Fennel seed contains vitamin C, potassium, manganese, iron, folate and fiber. It is also rich in phytonutrients. Fennel helps relieve a number of ailments and facilitates better health due to its digestive, carminative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, expectorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, depurative, anticarcinogenic and antioxidant properties. It has a cleansing and toning effect on the skin, helping with bruises, balances oily skin and combats wrinkles in mature complexions. Try in our Nose Oil, Cool and Calm Blend Tea and Bliss Blend Tea.