Tarragon (Bertram, hang herb)

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General information about Tarragon

The Tarragon belongs to the daisy family and is primarily known as a culinary herb. He is a relative of wormwood 'and Wermutes. The Estragon, between 0.60m and 1.50m can be high, is one of the perennial, herbaceous plants. The slightly hairy, elongated, narrow leaves are entire, and weak cut. Partly it blooms with small, yellow flowers that are in panicles.

Proven as follows:

  • digestive problems
  • anorexia
  • menstrual cramps
  • Cough, cold, fever
  • Spring fever
  • toothache
  • joint pain
  • Restlessness, sleep disorders


Tarragon can both internally and externally also be used. used internally, in the form of teas, helps tarragon against indigestion, promotes the activity of the kidneys and stimulates the metabolism. You can create envelopes from the tarragon leaves and place them for external use. The envelopes help for toothache or rheumatic joint pain.


The use of naturopathic medicine requires precise dosing and should be discussed with your doctor.


Since tarragon contains essential oil, tannin and bitter substances and having a high potassium content, it affects both the digestive and bile flow promoting and diuretic. The advantage here is that this accumulation of water are flushed in the body and thus act against rheumatic disease and gout. But the metabolism is stimulated by the application. Tarragon also has a high vitamin C content and can be used for this reason in vitamin C deficiency. Against anxiety and sleep disorders in a child your helping with its calming effect.

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