Latin Name: Tagetes patula
Plant Part: Blossoms
Note/Element: Note: Top/Middle Element: Fire
Functional Groups: Ketone, Terpene, Aldehyde
Type: Refreshing, calming, warming
Ayurvedic Dosha: Vatta, Kapha
Scent: Fruity, herbaceous
For Skin Type: None
Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Phototoxic. May cause skin sensitization.
Physical Uses: Athlete’s foot, corns, calluses, nail fungus, coughs with mucus, muscle pin, menstrual cramps, cuts, bruises.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Stress, tension, apathy, mental clarity
Other Uses: Insect repellent. Combines well with Calendula Macerate.
Blends Well With: Flower, Fruit, Resin, Root, Spice, Wood, Seed.
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.
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