Botanical Name: Artemisia Dracunculus
Crop plant, perennial, semi-milled, with roots less deep but numerous and thin.
The stem has a height of 50-100 cm and has numerous branches.
The leaves are linear-lanceolate and are strongly aromatic.
The flowers are white, yellow, brown-violet, are small and clustered in calatidine inflorescences.
The fruit is a very small achen.
- Central Asia
The tarragon consists of volatile oils containing aromatic compounds such as phenol-methyl-ether, estragol, coumarins, flavonoids, mucilages, minerals, vitamins.
The leaves also contain terpenic hydrocarbons, anisole aldehyde, acetaldehyde, vitamins B1, C.
Tartar phytotherapeutic preparations have antiinflammatory, disinfectant, antiinfectious, decongestant, antiviral, antibacterial, antispasmodic, carminative, stomachic (stimulates appetite, favors digestion), diuretic, antiparasitic action, effective for the elimination of intestinal worms.
Tarragon- Therapeutic indications.
Tarot is recommended for digestive disorders (aerophagia, aerosol, flatulence, spastic collapse, fermentation colitis), hypotonia and/or gastric hypopoiestery, anorexia, gout, hydration, cardiac, kidney, liver, ascites.
In external use it can be used to relieve pain in rheumatism.
Green leaves are used as a flavoring in sauces, salads of herbs.
The tarragon can replace the kitchen salt.
The infusion is made from a teaspoon of dried plant to a cup of boiling water; 2 to 3 cups a day.
Leaves of tarragon in vinegar - is a traditional way of preserving fresh tarragon, which is prepared by putting the fresh leaves in a jar or a bottle over which pour apple vinegar, let it be soaked for a week, then use both the leaves of various culinary preparations and vinegar, in various salads, acrie of soups or as a medicine.
In external use it is used in the form of friction, compresses in the case of rheumatic pains, headaches.