Haze, S., Sakai, K., and Gozu, Y. The parts of the tarragon plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Vasil'ev, E. D., Il'nitskaia, S. I., Nikitenko, E. V., and Kaledin, V. I. [Studies on the accumulation and composition of the volatile oils of Satureja hortensis L., Satureja montana L. and Artemisia dracunculus L. during ontogenesis. - General Herb Information - There are two varieties of tarragon - A. drancunculus var sativa , French tarragon, and A. drancunculus , Russian tarragon … 10-15-2007;10(20):3693-3697. Tarragon contains a chemical called estragole, which might cause cancer. Govorko, D., Logendra, S., Wang, Y., Esposito, D., Komarnytsky, S., Ribnicky, D., Poulev, A., Wang, Z., Cefalu, W. T., and Raskin, I. Polyphenolic compounds from Artemisia dracunculus L. inhibit PEPCK gene expression and gluconeogenesis in an H4IIE hepatoma cell line. Tsai, P. J., Tsai, T. H., Yu, C. H., and Ho, S. C. Evaluation of NO-suppressing activity of several Mediterranean culinary spices. Constituents of aromatic plants: II. Jpn.J Pharmacol. Special Precautions & Warnings: Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE for women who are pregnant or breast-feeding to take tarragon by mouth as a medicine. Thieme, H. and Nguyen, Thi Tam. Changes in the content and composition of the volatile oil]. Improved absorption and bioactivity of active compounds from an anti-diabetic extract of Artemisia dracunculus L. Int.J Pharm 3-31-2009;370(1-2):87-92. View abstract. Pharmazie 1968;23(6):339-340. 1. Review of literature, thin-layer and gas-chromatographic studies]. View abstract. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. How Has COVID Impacted the Sports Supplement Industry? [Age- and sex-related differences in sensitivity to hepatotoxic action of estragole in mice]. 2007;25(6):681-686. 2000;63(5):713-715. Huang, H. C., Chu, S. H., and Chao, P. D. Vasorelaxants from Chinese herbs, emodin and scoparone, possess immunosuppressive properties. Part 182 -- Substances Generally Recognized As Safe. 5-1-2007;850(1-2):528-530. Planta Med. View abstract. Arch Roum.Pathol.Exp.Microbiol. This effect is similar to muscle creatine absorption when creatine is ingested with large amounts of carbohydrates. Bleeding disorder: Tarragon might slow blood clotting. View abstract. Terms of Use. Thieme, H. and Nguyen, Thi Tam. View abstract. Some sedative medications include pentobarbital (Nembutal), phenobarbital (Luminal), secobarbital (Seconal), thiopental (Pentothal), fentanyl (Duragesic, Sublimaze), morphine, propofol (Diprivan), and others. View abstract. Lopes-Lutz, D., Alviano, D. S., Alviano, C. S., and Kolodziejczyk, P. P. Screening of chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Artemisia essential oils. In manufacturing, tarragon is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics. 2009;74(4):377-384. Benli, M., Kaya, I., and Yigit, N. Screening antimicrobial activity of various extracts of Artemisia dracunculus L. Cell Biochem.Funct. 1991;57(5):450-453. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. ©1996-2020 MedicineNet, Inc. All rights reserved. View abstract. Manitto, P., Monti, D., and Speranza, G. Evidence for an NIH shift as the origin of the apparently anomalous distribution of deuterium in estragole from Artemisia dracunculus. View abstract. Kheterpal, I., Coleman, L., Ku, G., Wang, Z. Q., Ribnicky, D., and Cefalu, W. T. Regulation of insulin action by an extract of Artemisia dracunculus L. in primary human skeletal muscle culture: A proteomics approach. 11-30-2005;53(24):9452-9458. There is concern that tarragon might increase … Schurmann, A., Dvorak, V., Cruzer, C., Butcher, P., and Kaufmann, A. False-positive liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometric confirmation of sebuthylazine residues using the identification points system according to EU directive 2002/657/EC due to a biogenic insecticide in tarragon. The parts of the tarragon plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Saadali, B., Boriky, D., Blaghen, M., Vanhaelen, M., and Talbi, M. Alkamides from Artemisia dracunculus. View abstract. There is concern that tarragon might increase the risk of bleeding when taken as a medicine. Kordali, S., Kotan, R., Mavi, A., Cakir, A., Ala, A., and Yildirim, A. Ribnicky, D. M., Poulev, A., O'Neal, J., Wnorowski, G., Malek, D. E., Jager, R., and Raskin, I. Toxicological evaluation of the ethanolic extract of Artemisia dracunculus L. for use as a dietary supplement and in functional foods. View abstract. Tarragon is used to treat digestion problems, poor appetite, water retention, and toothache; to start menstruation; and to promote sleep. J Agric.Food Chem. Ross.Fiziol.Zh.Im I.M.Sechenova 2005;91(9):1066-1070. View abstract. Acta Diabetol.Lat. Life Sci. Since tarragon provides the same effects with creatine, the consumption of high doses of carbohydrates is no longer necessary. 2004;94(2-3):283-287. Swanston-Flatt, S. K., Day, C., Bailey, C. J., and Flatt, P. R. Evaluation of traditional plant treatments for diabetes: studies in streptozotocin diabetic mice. View abstract. Ribnicky, D. M., Poulev, A., Watford, M., Cefalu, W. T., and Raskin, I. Antihyperglycemic activity of Tarralin, an ethanolic extract of Artemisia dracunculus L. Phytomedicine. You can also use it as a supplement … Phytother.Res 2004;18(11):921-924. Engelmeier, D., Hadacek, F., Hofer, O., Lutz-Kutschera, G., Nagl, M., Wurz, G., and Greger, H. Antifungal 3-butylisocoumarins from Asteraceae-Anthemideae. 1987;46(4):321-331. Long-term use of tarragon as a medicine is LIKELY UNSAFE. View abstract. J Nat.Prod. Tarragon is a good source of potassium. Estragole. 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