Tarragon Essential Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 2, 2010

Tarragon oil benefitsTarragon essential oil, known also as estragon essential oil, is extracted from the flowers and leaves of Tarragon plant (Artemisia dracunculus). It has really amazing refreshing and uplifting scent which resembles a little the fragrance of anise essential oil. Due to this resemblance, tarragon can be used as a culinary spice for garnishing various meals, as well as for producing a special tarragon vinegar. The name “Tarragon” comes from a combination of Latin word “Dracunculus” and Arabic word “Tharkhoum“, meaning something like “a little dragon” – because of the way the plant root  looks. Read the rest of this entry »