Tarragon is low in sodium, and very low in cholesterol. It's also a good source of Niacin, Phosphorus and Copper, and a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.
1 tbsp, leaves
Amount per serving
|Calories :295||Calories from Fat :|
|Calcium ||1139 %|
Tarragon is used in Slovenia as a spice for sweet pastry called potica.
Tarragon provides the flavor for a popular bright green colored carbonated soft drink called Tarhun that's sold in Armenia, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine. Tarhun is the Armenian, Persian and Russian word for tarragon.
The word tarragon comes from the Arabic for "dragon," associated with the use of tarragon as a body purifier used when diseases were epidemic.