Tagetes Essential Oil, Organic

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Tagetes oil is valuable in keeping insects at bay, and can help with parasitic and fungal infestation.

It is used for chest infections, coughs and catarrh, dilating the bronchi, facilitating the flow of mucus and dislodging congestion and can be used in cases of skin infections. It has a healing effect on wounds, cuts, calluses and bunions

A member of the Marigold family (as is calendula) Tagetes has bright yellow flowers
and is sometimes called Southern marigold. The bright sunlike color of the flowers eludes to her doctrine of signatures in that she helps to expand and uplift the light of the heart.

Native to old world North America and Mexico. Passionate gardeners often use this ornamental shrub as a border plant in gardens. Tagetes is said to provide protection to one's home, heart, and family.

: Tagetes oil, ECOCERT, Madagascar

: Tagetes bipinata
: Flower
: Steam Distillation
: Ketone
: Madagascar

A nervine, antispasmodic, and tonic, Tagetes is currently used in China for coughs, colds, sores, and ulcers. The Mayans used Tagetes for headaches, fever, and abdominal pain. The Aztecs used it to lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and to relax and calm nerves.
Mixes well with: Jasmine, Lime, Rose, Sandalwood, Tangerine and Orange essential oils.

Although very few people buy this oil for the fragrance, it is a very effective oil when used in cases of infection and especially weeping wounds and chest infections.


Tagetes oil is a very powerful oil and should be used sparingly and should be avoided during pregnancy. Not to be used on a sensitive skin and may cause photosensitivity. Cases of dermatitis have been reported.

Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of Tagetes oil are anti-infectious, anti-microbial, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, insecticide and sedative.

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