Tagetes Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Tagetes bipinata
Country of Origin:
Madagascar
Plant Part:
Flower
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Naturally Grown
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
49.54%
Ketones
34.77%
Sesquiterpenes
3.74%
Primary Constituents
trans beta ocimene
25.85%
dihydrotagetone
21.87%
ocimene
16.76%
cis tagetone
8.37%
limonene
6.94%
  • 1oz -
    $25.74
  • 4oz -
    $96.96
  • 8oz -
    $191.28
  • 16oz -
    $380.70
  • 1Kg -
    $783.24
  • Sample -
    $2.50
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Wholesale Pure Tagetes Essential Oil

100% pure Tagetes essential oil, steam distilled from Tagetes flowers Naturally grown in Madagascar. Tagetes is an incredible aromatic with a wild herbaceous citrus-floral scent – lightly sweet, very pleasing and complex. Highly recommended! Our Tagetes Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more and is guaranteed to be of the highest therapeutic quality.

ABOUT THE PLANT

A member of the Marigold family (as is Calendula), Tagetes typically produces fragrant bright-yellow flowers and is referred to as 'southern marigold'. A native species of South America and Mexico, it is currently found growing wild in Africa, Europe, Asia and North America.

ABOUT THE OIL

This essential oil is steam distilled from the blossoms of Tagetes plants Naturally grown in Madagascar.

Aromatherapy Notes

This oil has a mandarin orange-like floral top note followed by slightly herbaceous and warm, fruity middle notes held by balsamic and softly wooded undertones. Tagetes blends well with Clary Sage, Lavender, Jasmine and Bergamot oils.

Traditional Uses

Tagetes essential oil has been used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as a treatment for whooping cough, the common cold, colic, mumps, sore eyes and mastitis. The Mayans used Tagetes for headaches, fever, and abdominal pain. The Aztecs used it to lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and calm nervous tension.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antithelmintic, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Stomachic, Tonic.

Psychological

  • Uplifting in cases of mild depression
  • Supportive in cases of mild anxiety and nervous tension

Dermatological

  • Relieves bunions
  • Softens corns and thick calluses
  • Heals fungal skin infections

Respiratory System

  • Effective bronchodilator (known to quell asthmatic and allergic attacks)

Application and Use

Safety

Tagetes is a very potent oil and may cause skin irritation for some people. Dilution can prevent this from occurring. It can also be photo toxic, therefore it is suggested that direct contact with sunlight is avoided for several hours after application.