An essential oil that is often compared to a fine wine, Blue Tansy essential oil is fresh and enticing with a sweet aroma. Blue Tansy’s rarity and complexity is part of its allure.
Diffusing or softly inhaling Blue Tansy in a space in need of peace and tranquility can help soothe nervous tension. In addition, Blue Tansy essential oil can often be found in skin care products. Blue Tansy oil can soothe skin irritation, inflammation and blemishes.
Sometimes confused with Tansy oil (Tanacetum vulgare), Blue Tansy Oil (Tanacetum annuum) is non-toxic and wonderfully powerful in aromatherapy. Tansy Oil is a toxic substance and should never be used for aromatherapy purposes. The distinction is very important and should be noted while browsing other essential oil websites.
Because of the chamazulene content, Blue Tansy has a gorgeous deep blue color that forms when the flowering tops of the plant are distilled. Extracted through steam distillation, Blue Tansy is also known as Moroccan Tansy.
Botanical Name: Tanacetum annuum
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowering Tops
Note: Top - Middle
Synonym: Moroccan Tansy, Moroccan Blue Chamomile, Moroccan Chamomile
Blends Well With: Geranium, and other florals
Aroma: Sweet and herbaceous, with fruity undertones
Color: Deep Blue
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 7 Years
Apply Topically: Our Blue Tansy essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil such as Jojoba or Fractionated Coconut. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically, especially if you have sensitive skin.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in he captivating scent of Blue Tansy using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to diffuse Blue Tansy oil please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
RELAX: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Blue Tansy, 5 drops of Blood Orange and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang. Or add this blend to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 7 drops of Blue Tansy, 3 drops of Lavender, 4 drops of Frankincense and 6 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Avocado oil. Shake well and apply to sore muscles. (2% dilution)
BATH SALTS: Combine: 3 drops of Blue Tansy, 2 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas) and 1 drop of Ylang Ylang with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Stir together and add to a full tub for a tranquil and soothing soak.
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