French Marigold Botanical Name: Tagetes Patula Has rich, warm, earthy scent with overtones of fruit. Fragrance The whole plant is harvested when in flower and distilled for its essential oil. The oil is used in perfumery; it is blended with sandalwood oil to produce soaps,attar genda and perfumes. Religion Considered by persons of the pagan belief to be a cleanser and a fragrance of worship. Often used in rituals and worn by those of higher class (near god-like status). Can be worn by some as a sign of mourning. Marigold dilution 5ml in a base of Jojoba and Vitamin E so can be applied straight on the skin. For External Use Only.