Foeniculum vulgare dulce-distilled from the crushed seeds. Has a sweet, anise-like, slightly earthy-peppery, spicy, woody scent. Used in cough drops, food flavorings, soaps, perfumes.
Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses. Dilute well for topical use. Best suited for diffusing and inhalation.
CHARACTER: "Assertive Quickwit", Clearing, Resolute, Enlightened
ETHERIC COLOR: Chartreuse
GEMS: Aventurine, Snow Quartz, Sesame or Kiwi Jasper
ELEMENT: AIR, Earth
PERFUME NOTE: Top to Mid
ENERGY: 3,4; Warm & Dry
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Enlivened, Motivated, Fortitude, Clarity, Perseverance, Courage, Confident, Assertive, Gratitude, Abundance
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Mental & emotional blocks, Boredom, Fear of failure, Hostile, Overburdened, lack of creativity.
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Bruises, pyorrhea, obesity, edema, asthma, bronchitis, anorexia, digestive problems, PMS, menopausal symptoms, skin regeneration
+ Highly active, loves athletics, will always be on a sports team of some sort. Likely to get a sports scholarship. Assertive, know what they want.
+ Takes brisk walks, exercises regularly. They don’t just walk, they hurry.
+ Buy exercise tapes, belong to swimming clubs, play racquetball on weekends.
+ Excel at any type of competition.
+ Assertive, invigorating, determined. Decorates the house while everyone else just thinks about it. Re-designs the garden in a weekend. Changes furniture on a whim.
+ Still finds time to visit friends. Very kind and helps neighbors and friends.
+ Prefers to do anything rather than sit still. Shifting gears constantly.
+ Emotionally active, moves from one emotion to another, crying one minute, laughing another. They can build a brick wall to hide their emotions.
+ They may talk forever about themselves, then you realize they actually told you nothing important. Not big on profound relationships. Never dull.
+ Intelligent, quick-witted, creative, and need a lot of mental stimulation. Make terrific friends. Are often ahead of the game—as if they have insider knowledge.
+ Make good stockbrokers because they love the risk element in making a deal involving millions of $. Money is very important, and they enjoy making it.
+ Make good entrepreneurs.
-If negative, they may become slobby, slumpy and get a sharp tongue. May become guilt-ridden.
-They can be tiresome because you never get a straight answer.
-Frightened of commitment.
ARCHETYPES: ATHLETE, SHAPE SHIFTER, GAMBLER, ENTREPENEUR, ALCHEMIST, MERCURY THE MESSENGER, COMMUNICATOR
Blends well with GERANIUM, LAVENDER, ROSE, CLARY SAGE and SANDALWOOD.
Contains Anethole(50-60%), limonene, phellandrene, pinene, limonene, fenchone, methylcharisol, anisic acid, anisic aldehyde, camphene, etc.