Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annum) essential oil benefits
A powerhouse oil for the mind and body and loved for its skin soothing action, Blue Tansy essential oil is truly a game changer in natural skincare. What is striking of this oil is not only its beautiful bold hue, but powerful anti-inflammatory and calming properties, making it incredibly effective for irritated skin, dermatitis, sensitivity, and redness.
Aromatherapists love blending this essential oil to calm the mind and soothe anxiety. Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annum) is a chamomile that grows mainly in Morocco; the essential oil obtained by distillation has a striking vibrant dark blue color and has a uniquely sweet, herbaceous, and comforting aroma.
Botanical Name: Tanacetum annum
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the flowering tops
Color: dark blue
Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, fruity
Note: top / middle
Blends well with: Lavender, Pine, Cedarwood, Rosemary, Helichrysum, Rose, Bergamot, Clary sage, Ylang Ylang, Roman Chamomile, Petitgrain
Therapeutic properties Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antispasmodic.
HOW TO USE
To calm nerves, promote sleep burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours. halve the doses with children (with babies please diffuse at least 2 meters away from the cot and for max 10-20 minutes).
For a relaxing massage, dilute 2 drops every 3 ml of carrier oil; dilutions can be doubled for pulse points.
For skin rashes, sunburn, eczema, itching blend Blue Tansy essential oil with Aloe vera gel or plain cream or a carrier oil (1% dilution).
Kids safe only at 0.5% concentrations and from 6 years.