- Botanical Name: Tagetes Minuta
- Plant Part: Flowering Plant
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
- Country of Origin: Madagascar
- Color/Consistency: Pale yellow to orange in color, medium viscosity
- Aroma: A wild, fruity and floral aroma
- Perfumery Note: Top
- Main Chemical Components: cis-beta-Ocimene (41.53%), Dihydrotagetone (19.73%), (E)-Tagetone (5.80%), Limonene (5.44%)
Helping heal small wounds... Tagetes essential oil has antimicrobial properties that help eliminate bacterial and fungal infections that can make small open wounds slow to heal. As a result, wounds treated with tagetes essential oil are likely to heal more quickly and painlessly.
Treating respiratory problems... Tagetes essential oil helps reduce respiratory problems in two ways: through relaxing airways and allowing for the clearing of pulmonary obstructions; and by reducing bacterial infections that might be adding to the respiratory problems. There is even evidence that it can help eradicate the potent Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, a common cause of respiratory infections.
Insecticide... Tagetes oil is lethal to parasitic insects such as mosquitoes and fleas. It makes for a great all-around insect repellant, and it also helps to neutralize the stings and bites of these insects.
NOTE: Tagetes essential oil is phototoxic, which means it should not be used topically on skin that will be exposed to sunlight in the next 12 hours.
1 oz. Rosehip Seed Oil
4 drops Tagetes Essential Oil
4 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Mix the oils together and apply locally to any areas that are affected by a fungal infection.
Simply diffuse several drops of tagetes essential oil in your diffuser.
1 oz. Foraha
4 drops Tagetes Oil
Mix the oils together and then rub the blend on your chest and neck for respiratory relief.