Origanum Essential Oil (10 ml and 100 ml sizes)

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Origanum essential oil as an extremely strong anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory agent. Caution is needed when using this oil and it should be used in small amounts. Most useful as a sterilizer when purifying and cleaning sick rooms and surfaces in the home. It is often recommended to be taken internally, but not much is known about the safety of use when Oregano is taken in large concentrations.

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Description

Origanum Essential Oil is extracted from Origanum vulgare of the Labiatae (Labiaceae) family and is also known as European, wild, common or grove marjoram as well as joy of the mountain.

About Origanum

Origanum Essential Oil has a powerful, spicy, camphor-like aroma, is pale yellow in color and medium to watery in viscosity.

Origanum Essential Oil is a hardy, bushy perennial herb that grows up to 90cm (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, now-a-days it is used extensively in Mediterranean cooking and dental preparations.

Origanum oil is extracted from the dried, flowering tops of the herb by steam distillation.

The therapeutic properties of Origanum Essential Oil are antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive and emmenagogue.

The main chemical components are carvacrol, thymol, p-cymene, cis-ocimene, caryophyllene and linalool.

Precautions and Uses

Origanum Essential Oil from Origanum vulgare, as well as oil extracted from Thymus capitatus (Spanish oregano), is a dermal toxin, skin irritant and mucus membrane irritant and should not be used in aromatherapy and should also be avoided in pregnancy and when nursing a baby.

This essential oil as an extremely strong anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory agent. Caution is needed when using this oil and it should be used in small amounts. Most useful as a sterilizer when purifying and cleaning sick rooms and surfaces in the home. It is often recommended to be taken internally, but not much is known about the safety of use when Oregano is taken in large concentrations.

Not recommended for vapor therapy – a drop or two in a burner or humidifier may be safe on occasion.

Not recommended, but a drop or two may be added on occasion.

Not recommended, but a drop or two may be added on occasion.

Not recommended for use in Aromatherapy

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10ml, 100ml

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