Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Tarragon is a perennial herb in the sunflower family. It grows to approx 1.5m tall, with slender broad leaves. Commonly used in cooking, it is also used as a mild painkiller for tooth or mouth pains, as well as a sleep inducing relief.
Cautions: Dilute before use as it can be moderately toxic due to the methyl chavicol in the oil; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.