Marigold Tagetes should be diluted to 5% or less in a carrier oil. It can then be used as a chest rub for chest infections, coughs and catarrh. It dilates the bronchi, facilitating the flow of mucus and dislodging congestion and can be used in cases of skin infections. It has a healing effect on wounds, cuts, calluses and bunions thanks to its antiseptic properties. Tagetes oil is valuable in keeping insects at bay, and can help with parasitic and fungal infestation. Contains a high percentage of ketones. Tagetes minuta Flower Oil is the essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the flowers of the Tagetes. Has a rich, warm, earthy scent with overtones of fruit. Fungicidal, bactericidal, anti-fungal on feet. Ingredients: Tagetones, with ocimene, myrcene, linalol, limonene, pinenes, carvone, citral, camphene, valeric acid, salicylaldehyde among others. Tagetes minuta Flower Oil Safety Advice: Please note that The Holistic Emporium or Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.