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Catalogue Number DBN 2698
Artefact DescriptionFennel essential oil is derived from the distilled seeds. It is used as an anti-septic for wounds, for muscular/skeletal spasms, digestive, respiratory and genitourinary problems and blood system disorders. It is well known for enhancing the secretion of breast milk and facilitating a baby's digestion. The seeds are commonly used in cooking, as a breath freshener and in the production of natural toothpastes.
TaxonAPIACEAE Foeniculum vulgare
TDWG UseMaterials - Essential Oils