BOTANICAL NAME: origanum vulgare
PARTS USED: whole plant
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
FRAGRANCE: herby, thyme-like, camphorous
BLENDS WELL WITH: bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, tea tree.
AROMATIC BENEFITS: analgesic, anti rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, choleretic, cytophylactic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, parasiticide, rubefacient, stimulant and tonic.
MAGICAL USES: happiness, tranquility.
Health Benefits of Oregano:
Due to high carvacrol content, Origanum Essential Oil is considered to be "nature's cure all" as it is reputed to have one of the best antiseptic and antimicrobial properties.
Safety Warning: Origanum Essential Oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant. Avoid use if pregnant.