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Tarragon essential oil


Tarragon essential oil

Artemisia dracunculus

Botanical Properties

Origin and history

Originating in the Middle East, traditional Arab medicine already used tarragon for its powerful antispasmodic properties. The Ancients understood it, tarragon also nicknamed "Dragon's Grass", could calm the inner fire. If wizards attributed magical powers to it and used it against evil spells, its culinary use gradually won out to the delight of gourmets.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: light yellow

Odor: very characteristic of tarragon, almost anise

Distilled parts: Flowering tops

Country of origin: Hungary

Density: 0.92 - 0.94


Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: methyl-chavicol, Alpha and betaocimene.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool, Eugenol.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


Made up of up to 80% methylchavicol, organic tarragon essential oil is:

  • Powerful muscle antispasmodic
  • Digestive, stomachic, aperitif
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Antiviral, antibacterial
  • Relaxing


The essential oil of organic tarragon is traditionally indicated against spasmodic stomach aches, flatulence, colitis, menstrual disorders, dysmenorrhea and motion sickness.

For its antiviral action in the field, the essential oil of tarragon is recommended against spastic coughs, allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis (pollen, dust).

Small effective tip against hiccups, take a few drops of tarragon essential oil.



Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral use: 2 to 3 drops of organic tarragon essential oil, to be taken after each meal with a little honey, syrup or on a lozenge, helps digestion or against flatulence.

On the skin: Mix 5 drops of organic tarragon essential oil + 5 drops of organic hazelnut vegetable oil, massaged against muscle cramps.

In diffusion: In atmospheric diffusion, the essential oil of organic tarragon is effective in the event of respiratory allergies.

Possible synergies

Aerophagia: Basil, cumin.

Energetic values ​​and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, tarragon is associated with the sacral chakra "Svadhisthana".
Its color is orange.

Synonymous with fullness and joy, the essential oil of tarragon will harmonize "Svadhisthana", while spreading its benefits to those around you.

In synergy: Bergamot


Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. 


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information about essential oils, please consult a doctor.


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