Botanical Name: Tagetes minuta
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
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.
Colour: 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.
Strength of Aroma: Medium