Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellow to reddish color with Medium Strength, Slightly Fruity sweet odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.850 - 0.970 @ 20ºC|
|:||+1ºC - +5º|
|:||1.480 - 1.520 @ 20ºC|
|:||Trans- β-Ocimene, Trans-Tagetone, Cis-Tagetone|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Tagetes minuta that belongs to Compositae species of plant, is the source of Tagetes Oil. This plant is a special class of marigold plant that hails from Mexican marigold class. The extracted oil is reckoned for its high therapeutic value.
CONSTITUENTS:Tagetes oil [Tagetes Grandulifera] contains elements like Trans- β-Ocimene, limonene, Cis-Tagetone, valeric acid, Trans-Tagetone and tagetone.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Top note gentle smell of this oil has similarity with the pleasant fragrance of citrus and fruit extracted oils.
BLENDS WITH:This aromatic oil can be mixed with the oils of tangerine, lavender, clary sage, myrrh, jasmine and lemon.
COMMON NAMES:Tagetes Essential Oil is popularly referred as Tagetes minuta oil.
USES:Tagetes Oil is used as suitable insect repellant. It helps to destroy fungus and parasites. Its medicinal properties are effective in fast healing of injuries, skin infections, cuts, cough, chest infections, congestion and bronchitis.