Tarragon is a perennial herb, has stiff, erect stems that forming a small bush. It is extracted from leaves of tarragon plant. It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, circulatory, antifungal, antispasmodic, and antioxidant properties.
Tarragon oil is used to treat digestion problems, poor appetite, water retention, and toothache, to start menstruation, arthritis and to promote sleep. It also helps to stimulate nervous system and improves blood circulation. It also helps to increase the appetite and treats anorexia, dyspepsia, flatulence, gas, and infections in the urinary system.
It helps to promote healthy hair, skin and prevent anti- ageing signs. The essence of tarragon is used in the perfume industry and as a scent for soap, detergent and cosmetics.
It is also used for flavoring vinegar, pickles, and prepared mustard and to a limited extent in soups, salads, meat dishes, salad dressings and liquor.
It is extracted from leaves of tarragon plant by steam distillation.