Product Name: Tagetes (Org.) EO
Latin Name: Tagetes glandulifera
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
General Description: Tagetes essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers and leaves of the Tagetes glandulifera plant, which is a member of the Asteraceae family. The plant is native to South America and is known for its therapeutic and insecticidal properties. The oil has a strong, fruity, and slightly floral aroma.
Common Uses: Tagetes essential oil is known for its antimicrobial and insecticidal properties. It is often used in aromatherapy to promote a clean and fresh environment, as well as in natural insect repellents and pesticides. It is also commonly used in skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and wound-healing effects.
Characteristics: Tagetes essential oil is a thin, clear, and yellow-orange liquid. Its aroma is strong, fruity, and slightly floral.
Blends with: Tagetes essential oil blends well with other floral and citrus oils, as well as with spice and herb oils, such as cinnamon, clove, and thyme.
Cautions: Tagetes essential oil is generally considered safe for use. However, as with all essential oils, it should be diluted in a carrier oil before being applied to the skin. It may cause skin irritation in some individuals. It should also be used with caution during pregnancy.
Spiritual: Tagetes essential oil is believed to help promote a sense of clarity and purification. It is associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, which is linked to personal power, self-confidence, and self-esteem.
History: Tagetes glandulifera has been used for its therapeutic and insecticidal properties in traditional medicine for centuries. Tagetes essential oil is a popular ingredient in natural insect repellents and pesticides, as well as in skincare and wound care products. The Organic cultivation method means that the essential oil is sourced from plants that have been grown using organic farming practices, without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers.
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