Sweet Fennel oil is pale yellow with a sweet, aniseed odour. Excellent for improving digestive disorders or to improve the appearance of cellulite. It is also great for aches and pain especially lower backache. A pale yellow oil with a sweet, aniseed odour. Not to be confused with Bitter Fennel, which should not be used in aromatherapy. This oil is distilled from seeds selected from several East European countries. Its main use outside aromatherapy is in flavourings for aniseed-type liquors, particularly in France. Absolute Aromas Fennel Sweet 10ml pure essential oil (Foeniculum vulgare var.dulce), is a colourless to pale yellow oil with a strong, sweet-spicy aniseed aroma. Fennel has long been used to reduce bloating and improve digestion when drank as a tea. Sweet Fennel, in the form of fennel tea, has long been used to reduce bloating and improve digestion.Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the seeds. Did you know?Ancient Chinese tradition shows the use of fennel for a cure of snakebites. Directions: Try the following massage blend: 2 drops of Sweet Fennel, 1 drop of Bergamot and 1 drop of Lavender blended in 10ml of Sweet Almond oil. Massage into the abdomen, using clockwise strokes. Try soaking in a warm bath containing 1 drop of Sweet Fennel, 1 drop of Cypress and 3 drops of Patchouli, all diluted in a teaspoon of Peach Kernel oil, after a long session at the gym. Caution:Do not use when pregnant or breast feeding. Do not use on children under the age of 2. Do not use on sensitive or damaged skin. Avoid using on people with endometriosis or oestrogen dependent cancer. Do not use at more than 1% dilution on the skin or mucous membrane.