Tarragon Essential Oil
Tarragon essential oil has a richly sweet, spicy, anise-like, green scent. It is light yellow in colour and has a thin consistency.
It originated in Spain.
Tarragon oil is extracted by steam distillation.
Estragole (methyl chavicol), ocimene and phellandrene, cineo.
Anti-rheumatic, aperitif, digestive, deodorant, emmenagogue, stimulant and vermifuge.
- Tarragon oil helps in digestion.
- It can be helpful for anorexia, dyspepsia, flatulence, hiccups, internal spasm,nervous indigestion, menstrual pains and to regulate periods.
- Tarragon oil is non-irritant and non-sensitizing but can be toxic and should be used in moderation.
- It should be avoided during pregnancy.