Blue tansy oil is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory oil made from the Tanacetum annuum plant. This oil is sometimes called Moroccan chamomile.
Blue tansy oil is very popular in Europe. Is may be used as an insecticide in the fight against ants, termites, cockroaches and fleas. As an antiviral, blue tansy oil stops the growth of some viruses. Inflammation of the skin may be helped by using blue tansy oil and its anti-inflammatory properties may help other areas of the body such as the digestive and nervous systems. Blue tansy oil is toxic to fungi, as well. Skin diseases caused by a fungus are often successfully treated by blue tansy oil.