The characteristic scent is powerfully sweet, earthy, or peppery-spicy, and clean. Steffen Arctander said there is a fruity top-note in fresh oils.


Fennel is composed of high concentrations of anethole, limonene, and phellandrene.  


Species:  Foeniculum vulgare Miller, ssp. piperitum, fam. Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Part:  Seed
Method:  Steam Distilled
Class:  Phenolic Ether
Country:  Egypt

Fennel Oil, Sweet