BOTANICAL NAME: tagetes patula
ORIGIN: South America, Mexico, Africa, Europe, Asia, Egypt
PARTS USED: flowering herb
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
FRAGRANCE: bitter-green, herby, sweet, green-fruity
BLENDS WELL WITH: clary sage, lavender, jasmine, bergamot, citrus oils
AROMATIC & PHYSICAL BENEFITS: skin care, bunions, calluses, corns, fungal infections, burns, cuts, eczema, greasy skin, insect bites, inflammation, rashes, wounds
Anti-inflammatory: an agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Antispasmodic: referring to something that suppresses spasms.
Astringent: a substance that draws tissue together, restricting the flow of blood.
Cholagogue: an agent that promotes the discharge of bile.
Cicatrizant: a healing agent.
Fungicidal: having the ability to control or destroy fungus.
Stomachic: related to the stomach; beneficial to the stomach or digestion.
Safety Warning: Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.