Oil Summary: Add Tagetes essential oil into your lifestyle and fill your day with fresh, sweet and fruity sensations. The floral aroma will give you a spark for the rest of the day, leaving energized and relaxed. But, how can it improve your health. Well, Tagetes essential oils help treat parasitic infestations, fungal infections and calluses. It keeps your skin healthy and free of problems. Tagetes essential oil can help to clear excess mucus and phlegm that is lodged within your nasal and respiratory tracts. This helps in easing congestion and facilitate a smoother, more unobstructed airflow due to its expectorant properties. This hence makes breathing far more comfortable and coupled with its antibacterial properties, tagetes oil is a useful agent to combat chest infections and bronchitis, as well as alleviate the common cold and flu symptoms. Tagetes oil has been known to prevent biotic growth. The biotic potential is described by the unrestricted growth of populations resulting in the maximum growth of that population. In regard to the human body and pathology, biotic growth means the growth of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, or any other form of parasites in the human body. With that in mind, an antibiotic means an agent that deters the growth of biotic life in the body. Tagetes essential oil has antimicrobial and antiviral components, thus serving as a powerful antiseptic for open wounds, sores, cuts, and even ulcerated skin. This is achieved through the process of cleaning out and killing any bacteria or virus that is festering on such open wounds and cuts. This in turn prevents any form of infections or complications such as tetanus or wounds getting septic.
Botanical Name: Tagetes minuta
Plant Origin: India
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowers
Odor and Color: Light to medium orange, slightly herbaceous with slight citrus note
Contraindication: Do not ingest tagetes essential oil. Avoid contact with your eyes or mucus membrane. It is inadvisable for pregnant and nursing women, including children to use this oil, unless in food amounts, without advice from a qualified medical practitioner. Tagetes essential oil is phototoxic. It is therefore recommended that going into direct sunlight and exposing your skin be avoided for a minimum of 24 hours after application. Tagetes essential oil may cause sensitive reactions and irritations on the skin when applied topically. A patch test should be done to ensure that concentration levels are acceptable. Also, it is recommended to dilute the oil before application. Tagetes is generally harmful to pets, whether ingested or applied to the fur.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*