Botanical name: Origanum vulgare.
Country of origin: Hungary.
Method of extraction: distillation.
Plant part: dried, flowering tops of the herb.
Colour: pale yellow.
Consistency: thin, watery viscosity.
Perfumery note: top-middle note.
Scent: herbal, spicy, stimulating.
Ingredients (INCI): Alcohol, Origanum Vulgare Leaf Oil, Limonene*, Linalool*.
*: component of natural essential oil.
Major constituents: carvacrol, thymol, p-cymene, cis-ocimene, caryophyllene and linalool.
Blends well with: thyme, rose, ravintsara.
- Oregano oil can be applied topically, as a compress, in the bath, through direct inhalation, or used with a diffuser.
- Add one drop to a glass of water and rince in mouth (but do not swallow) for gum and tooth health.
- Add a drop to warm bathwater to help strengthen the immune system and to support digestion.
- Diffuse Oregano oil during cold and flu season to enhance respiratory strength.
Please note that every application should be highly diluted (1% oregano oil, 99% carrier oil like Sweet Almond or Jojoba).
100% natural essential oil (USDA organic certification).
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Oregano is a hardy, bushy perennial herb that grows up to 90 cm (35 in) high, with an erect hairy stem, dark green oval leaves and a profusion of pink flowers clustered in heads at the top of the branches.
It is a common garden plant, favored by bees, with a strong aroma when the leaves are bruised.
Oregano is a herb with an ancient medical reputation, nowadays it is used extensively in Mediterranean cooking and dental preparations.