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Tagetes Essential Oil

Tagetes Essential Oil

Antifungal, cleansing and soothing. Sometimes known as African or Mexican marigold, Tagetes Essential Oil has entirely different therapeutic properties to true marigold (Calendula officinalis) and should never be considered the same. Distilled from the flowers, this essential oil has a distinct sweet, herbaceous fragrance with fruity overtones which are extremely useful for adding fruity notes to blends.

Tagetes Essential Oil has a powerful antifungal and antibacterial oil action making it highly effective in caring for the feet. When added to carrier lotion base its therapeutic benefits are highly recommended for the treatment of bunions, calluses, corns, ringworm and athlete’s foot. Tagetes oil is a powerful oil that should be used in a low concentration on areas other than the feet.

With a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine for treating respiratory problems, a few drops of Tagetes Essential Oil in a diffuser or on a tissue can be used to loosen phlegm and catarrh, and clear the sinuses. Its powerful antiseptic action also helps keep infections at bay.

Please Note: Tagetes oil is phototoxic, so avoid exposure to UV light after use.

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More Information

Botanical Name:
Tagetes glandulifera, synonym T. minuta
Country of Origin:
South Africa
Extracted From:
Flowering tops
Extraction Method:
Steam distillation
Principal Constituents:
cis-b-Ocimene, diHydrotagetone, cis-Tagetone, trans-Tagetenone, cis-Tagetenone, Limonene, Caryophyllene.

Independent Reviews From Trustpilot ★★★★★

Excellent moisturise at a very good …

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23 September 2017

Excellent moisturise at a very good price. The one I chose is fragrance free as I have sensitive skin, it makes my skin really soft and keeps it moisturised all day. Csn recommend.

- Carolyn Jeffery

Excellent company

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22 September 2017

Very very good and speedy service from this company

- Brian Flanagan

Clear descriptions

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18 September 2017

Clear descriptions, delivered as described and well wrapped very quickly

- JUDITH BARRY

Excellent service

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18 September 2017

Excellent service - received products earlier than stated - website was easy to shop on - products very informative - shall use again

- Bonnie

A well informed company you can trust …

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17 September 2017

A well informed company you can trust to deliver quality products at value for money prices. Extremely helpful information on website site which enables the correct choice of oils. Would highly recommend this company.

- SusiQ

Quick delivery

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16 September 2017

Quick delivery. Quality products.

- Stefanie Govier

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