Tagetes: Essential Oil
Latin Name: Tagetes minutus L., T. glanduliferus Schrank
Part of plant: Flowering Plant
Grade: Pure & Natural
Aroma Character: Intense, aromatic, herbaceous
Blends Well with: Clary Sage, Jasmine, Lavender
We want to keep you safe! This oil is phototoxic and according to IFRA Guidelines, the maximum concentration of usage is 0.05%
Tagetes Properties: Against infection, antifungal, vermifuge; expectorant, against colds; promotes menstruation.
Tagetes Indications: Bronchial colds, sinusitis; enterocolitis caused by parasites, worm ailments, Candida mycosis; amenorrhea.
Tagetes Main Components: Tagetone, cis- and trans-beta-ocimene, carvone, linalool, linayl acetate.
Tagetes Contraindications, side effects: Use should be avoided by children and pregnant women due to ketone toxicity; caution when used externally because of photosensitizing.
A member of the Marigold family, Tagetes has bright yellow flowers and is sometimes called Southern Marigold. A nervine, antispasmodic, and tonic, Tagetes is used for coughs, colds, sores and ulcers. The Aztecs used Tagetes to lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and to relax and calm nerves.