Tagetes Oil

Botanical Name : Tagetes Minuta
Plant Part : Flower
Extraction : Steam Distillation
Origin : India

Product Description:

Tagetes is known in Africa as ‘Khakibush’. It is now grown in France and North America. The Tagetes plant is essentially a weed with deeply divided, dark green leaves with numerous ornamental yellowish-orange carnation-like flowers.

Product Color:

Reddish yellow liquid.

Common Uses:

Tagetes Essential Oil is best known for its ability to keep insects away. It is also credited by aromatherapists as helping with parasitic and fungal issues, while also being able to facilitate the flow of mucous and loosening congestion. It has also been used on cuts, sores, and bunions.

Blends Well With

Juniper,Lavender,Pine,Geranium,Sandalwood,Jasmine,Frankincenseand all Citrus oils.


After the Boer war in South Africa, Australian troops brought plants to their native land where it grew profusely.


Tagetes Essential Oil is a very powerful oil and should be used sparingly and only by those with experience working with essential oils. It should also be avoided during pregnancy and not used on sensitive skin. It may also cause photo-sensitivity.

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