INCI Name / Latin Name

Foeniculum Vulgare

Botanical family


Cosmetic benefits

Fennel essential oil is known for its purifying and revitalising properties. Applied to hair, it helps eliminate undesirable substances.

Origin / Cultivation

Wild Fennel is an aromatic plant with an odour of anise; it is native to the Mediterranean basin and belongs to the Apiaceae family. It can grow to up to 2 metres and produces flat umbels of small yellow flowers. This edible plant has been cultivated and consumed since ancient times for its taste and therapeutic properties; among other things, it is known to facilitate digestion. The essential oil extracted from Fennel seeds is also used today in aromatherapy and cosmetics.

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