Category: Herbs

Tarragon is a perennial herb that comes from the sunflower family. It’s widely used for flavoring, fragrance and medicinal purposes. tarragon grows best in warm, dry, well-aerated soils and does not tolerate wet or saturated soils, it needs temperatures above freezing but below 80°F, at least 6 hours of sun, moderate water, and well draining, fertile soil in order to flourish. It has a subtle taste and pairs well with dishes like fish, beef, chicken, asparagus, eggs and soups.

Tarragon is used to treat digestion problems, poor appetite, water retention, and toothache; to start menstruation; and to promote sleep.