Tarragon Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus
Aroma: Sweet, fresh, spicy, green, anise-like
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Main Chemical Components: Methyl chavicol, d-limonene, ocimene
Blends Well With: geranium, lavender, pine, roman chamomile, and bergamot
Description and Uses: Tarragon oil is very high in methyl chavicol, and should be used sparingly if applied topically. A strong anti-spasmodic, tarragon has been used for digestive sluggishness, gas pain, and menstrual pain/bloating. In inhalation blends, tarragon can help increase alertness and concentration.
Properties: Antispasmodic, carminative, stimulant, decongestant
Cautions: Dilute well if using topically and avoid prolonged use. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.