Overview

Tagetes is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Tagetes has been traditionally used for stomach problems, coughs, colds, and many other conditions. But there is no scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods and beverages, tagetes is used as a flavor component.

In manufacturing, the oil is used as a fragrance in perfumes. The dried, ground flowers are used as chicken feed to enhance the characteristic yellow color of chicken skin and egg yolk.

How does it work ?

Tagetes contains ingredients that might help decrease swelling (inflammation) and spasms, calm the nerves, and reduce blood pressure.

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