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Tarragon Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus

Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled

Parts Used: Flowering plant

Note Classification: Middle

Aroma: Sweet-anisic, spicy-green

Largest Producing Countries: Hungary, France, and USA

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.

Properties: 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.

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