Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Tarragon Essential Oil

Tarragon Essential Oil

Artemisia dracunculus



Properties:
Tarragon essential oil has a richly sweet, spicy, anise-like, green scent. It is light yellow in colour and has a thin consistency.

Origin:
It originated in Spain.

Extraction Method:
Tarragon oil is extracted by steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
Estragole (methyl chavicol), ocimene and phellandrene, cineo.

Therapeutic properties:
Anti-rheumatic, aperitif, digestive, deodorant, emmenagogue, stimulant and vermifuge.

Uses:

  1. Tarragon oil helps in digestion.
  2. It can be helpful for anorexia, dyspepsia, flatulence, hiccups, internal spasm,nervous indigestion, menstrual pains and to regulate periods.

Precautions:

  • Tarragon oil is non-irritant and non-sensitizing but can be toxic and should be used in moderation.
  • It should be avoided during pregnancy.

Blends well with:

Lavender, Pine and Basil.