Marigold Tagetes Essential Oil 10mls

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  • Cleansing, soothing, calming

  • Traditionally used to help with infections and wounds

  • A calming oil that may help with feelings of stress & tension

  • Species
    Tagetes glandulifera
  • Origin
    Egypt
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation

Marigold Tagetes should be diluted to 1% or less in a carrier oil. It can then be used as a chest rub for chest infections, coughs and catarrh.

It known for its gentle healing effects so it may be useful to help soothe and protect irritated skin (try diluting with one of our aromatherapy base creams or lotions). 

When vaporised, it may provide a lovely calming effect to help provide relief from various stress related tensions (it blends beautifully with sweet citrus oils such as Bergamot which help enhance its naturally sweet and 'chocolatey' aroma).

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  • Species
    Tagetes glandulifera
  • Origin
    Egypt
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation

Marigold Tagetes should be diluted to 1% or less in a carrier oil. It can then be used as a chest rub for chest infections, coughs and catarrh.

It known for its gentle healing effects so it may be useful to help soothe and protect irritated skin (try diluting with one of our aromatherapy base creams or lotions). 

When vaporised, it may provide a lovely calming effect to help provide relief from various stress related tensions (it blends beautifully with sweet citrus oils such as Bergamot which help enhance its naturally sweet and 'chocolatey' aroma).

To diffuse in a traditional burner, simply fill dish with water and add a few drops of oil on top before lighting the candle. For electrical fragrancers, follow instructions given by the manual. For massage: dilute in a carrier oil and gently massage over the skin. Add a few drops to a handkerchief or inhale directly from the bottle if you are on the go. Dilute in distilled water and pour into spray bottle for an all-natural room fragrancer.
You may find that Tagetes blends especially well with clary sage, jasmine, lavender, lemon, myrrh, and tangerine.
Native to Africa but now also grown in France and North America.
Add a few drops to a burner to help promote relaxation (try adding a few drops of a citrus oil such as Bergamot to help bring out the sweetness in the aroma). Dilute to a maximum of 1% and use in a massage; particularly useful as a chest rub.

In China the flowers of the African Marigold are used for whooping cough, colds, colic, mumps, sore eyes and mastitis

Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

Tagetes is often confused with English Marigold or Calendula Calendula does not exist as an essential oil but is mostly found as an infused oil which is very safeTagetes on the other hand contains a high proportion of ketones

an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.
Principal Constituents

Tagetones, with ocimene, myrcene, linalol, limonene, pinenes, carvone, citral, camphene, valeric acid, salicylaldehyde among others.


Inci Name

Tagetes minuta Flower Oil

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