Tarragon Essential Oil (Hungary)

$6.00

Active Ingredient:  Methyl chaviol: 80.1%

Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus

Plant Part: Leaves

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: Hungary

Description: Tarragon is a perennial herb that thrives near water. It has a woody stem that reaches to about 1 meter (3 feet) high. The leaves are silver-green and covered with fine silky hairs and pale yellow flowers.

Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid

Common Uses: The therapeutic properties of Tarragon Essential Oil, as claimed by aromatherapists, are as an anti-rheumatic, digestive, deodorant, emmenagogue, stimulant and vermifuge agent. There is also documentation indicating that it may be a menstrual regulator.

Consistency: Thin

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with:  Lavender, Pine, and Birch Sweet. 

Aromatic Scent: Tarragon Essential Oil has a richly sweet, anise-like (black licorice), green scent with spicy tones.

History: The name is derived from the Arabic word 'Tharkhoum' and the Latin word 'Dracunculus' meaning 'little dragon' - probably because of the way the root seems to coil up like a dragon.

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