Living Magazine doTERRA Summer 2017 - Page 18

Essential Oil Spotlight Fennel Aromatic Description: Licorice, sweet, honey Distillation Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Seed Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. The ancient Egyptians and Romans awarded garlands of fennel as praise to victorious warriors because, fennel was believed to bestow strength, courage, and longevity. Fennel can grow up to six feet in height and has delicate, feathery leaves. How to use : Fun Fact: According to Strabo, a Greek geographer, the town of Marathon, located in Greece, literally means “a place full of fennels.” It is believed that the town was named so due to its abundance of fennel plants in the area. * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.