Common Name: Tagetes or Wild Marigold
Botanical Name: Tagetes minuta
Plant Part: Plant and Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Sweet, floral, aroma similar to green apple, strong, herbaceous.
Appearance: Clear yellow to dark yellow-orange to gold.
Consistency: Medium thin
Blends Well with: Benzoin, Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Coriander, Davana, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange (any), Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Myrrh, Rose, Sandalwood, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang (any)
Description: Tagetes, a type of Marigold (this is not the common/pot marigold, Calendula officinalis), is a surprisingly sweet essential oil, and is loved because of its apple-like aroma and myriad of uses. It is used in both perfumery and aromatherapy.
Tagetes is known to be phototoxic, so please always get professional blending advice if you wish to apply to skin.
IMPORTANT: PHOTOTOXIC. USE WITH CARE and dilute very well whenever oil is to make contact with skin. FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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