Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Biannual or perennial species, exclusive of culture.
Fruit-shaped berries made up of two achenes.
They cannot be confused because they have characteristic, aromatic, sweet, and then slightly burning aroma and flavour.
- Anetol, limonene, felandren, anisic acid, camphene, lipids, sugars, coumarin derivatives, minerals, mucilages
As antiseptic, carminative and expectorant in bronchitis. Externally in aromatherapy as aerosols or ointments.