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Tarragon Essential Oil

Artemisia dracunculus Origin: Hungary

Tarragon Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Artemisia dracunculus

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Flowering plant

Note Classification



Sweet-anisic, spicy-green

Traditional Use

Used throughout the culinary industry. Medicinally it is known for its benefits on the digestive system. It was once used to treat snake and other venomous bites.


Antiseptic, antispasmodic, aperitif, carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypnotic, stimulant, stomachic, vermifuge

Blends Well With

Basil, cistus, galbanum, lavender, oakmoss, pine, vanilla

Of Interest

The plant is considered a good companion plant, since it deters bugs and insects with its aroma and taste.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. Not for internal use.


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.