Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Oregano Essential Oil

Oregano Essential Oil

Oreganum vulgare



Properties:
Oregano oil has a powerful, spicy, camphor-like aroma. It is light yellow in colour and is light in consistency.

Origin:
It originated in France.

Extraction Method:
Oregano oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
Carvacrol, thymol, p-cymene, cis-ocimene, caryophyllene and linalool.

Therapeutic properties:
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Uses:
Research results have showed that volatile oil of Oregano has considerable inhibitory effects against 25 different genera of bacteria including animal and plant pathogens, food poisoning and spoilage bacteria.

Precautions:

  • Oregano essential oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant.

Blends well with:

Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot, Chamomile, Cypress, Cedarwood, Tea tree and Eucalyptus