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tarragon

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains essential oils and used primarily as a seasoning. Tarragon was formerly used as a diuretic, appetite stimulant, and emmenagogue; it is little used by modern herbologists.
 
Toxicity
Tarragon’s oil may be carcinogenic.
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Pour sauce over chicken and sprinkle with tarragon leaves.
3 Add the figs, feta, bread and tarragon, drizzle generously with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
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Experimental group 1 (E1): a group that received 500 mg/kg body weight extracts of tarragon.
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Unusually cold, rainy and windy weather in Israel and Spain has destroyed large amounts of the tarragon crop, leaving suppliers unable to source the herb.
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Add the onion, carrots, garlic, stock and tarragon, season well and bring to the boil.
Make a quick chicken stock by placing the carcass in a pan, topping with 600ml of water, adding the tarragon stalks and bringing to the simmer.
Strawberry Sauce: 250gstrawberries, hulled; 2tsp freshly chopped tarragon (optional); 125ml champagne or sparkling wine; 1-2tsps sugar; salt and freshly ground black pepper; 1tsp strawberry, raspberry or white wine vinegar Method: Chop the strawberries in half if they are large, then cook them slowly in a pan with the tarragon, champagne and sugar until just beginning to soften - don't overcook or they will lose their fabulous colour.
2 Add the vermouth or wine, cream, grapes and tarragon and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring to avoid curdling.
Add the fresh tarragon and season with a little black pepper.