Tagetes Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Tagetes minuta
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Flowering plant
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Bitter-green, herby
Largest Producing Countries: South Africa and France
Traditional Use: Used in the fragrance industry.
Properties: Antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, fungicidal, stomachic
Blends Well With: Bergamot, citrus oils, clary sage, jasmine, lavender, lemon
Of Interest: Commonly known as a marigold. Tagetes should not be confused with calendula which goes by the same common name.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant. Phototoxic. May cause skin irritation.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.