Tarragon (Artemisia Deacunculus)

Estragon or Tarragon (Artemisia Deacunculus) has been known since ancient times as a “cure” for toothache. It is the main protagonist of French cuisine and its use is not limited to food.

Available in two sizes crushed.

Origin: Greece


General Information

Estragon or Tarragon (Latin name: Artemisia Deacunculus) belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is an evergreen plant and is found in Europe, Asia and South America, ie mainly in temperate climates. It blooms from June to August and is collected at the end of summer where it is dried. It is cultivated both for cooking and for medicinal use.

Health Benefits and Uses

In antiquity, tarragon was chewed to combat toothache due to the numbness it caused. Its taste is reminiscent of anise and is widely used in local cuisines. It is one of the four basic aromas of French cuisine. It is considered according to it suitable for dishes with eggs, fish, and chicken. He is the main protagonist in the classic Béarnaise sauce. However, it is not only used in food. In many eastern countries, such as Armenia, Russia, and Azerbaijan, it flavors carbonated soft drinks.
In addition to the taste, it also increases appetite. Its extract can be used in cases of indigestion and nausea. At the same time, it has a mild meningeal effect and can delay the period. It is not recommended to be taken for medicinal purposes by pregnant women.

Available Forms

  • Grated

Origin: Greece

Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.