Tagetes Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Tagetes grandulifera
Family: Asteraceae (Compositea)
Aroma: Fresh, sweet, floral, slightly fruity
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Source: Leaves, stalks and flowers
Blends Well With: Bergamot, clary sage, lemon, and lavender essential oils
Description and Uses: Tagetes essential oil is thought to have a beneficial effect on skin infections and fungal infections. It is also said to ease the congestion that can accompany colds and sinus problems.
Cautions: Use only in moderation. Phototoxic; do not use before exposure to sunlight. May cause irritation to sensitive skin. Avoid in pregnancy and do not use with children.