Oregano

A 5ml bottle of Oregano essential oil in front of a Wild Oregano plant

Oregano

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Oregano- Origanum – Thymbra capitatae – Turkey

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Description

Oregano- Origanum – Thymbra capitatae – Turkey

Family: Labiatae

Origin: Hungary, Turkey

Extraction: Steam distillation of flowering herb

Volatility: Middle

Colour: Dark amber to reddish brown colour

Aroma: Deep herbal characteristic of oregano

 

Noted Constituents

Phenols – carvacrol – 59-64%, thymol – 4-6%

Monoterpenes (up to 25%) – Paracymene (12-14%), a & b pinene, myrcene

Sesquiterpenes – caryophyllene, bisabolene

 

Cautions / Safety Data

Possible skin irritant with sensitive skin.  Strong aroma may cause headaches. Use sparingly with severe respiratory conditions. Always dilute in appropriate carriers before use.  Not for internal use.  If pregnant or suffering from serious medical conditions, consult a qualified health professional, experienced in the use of essential oils.

 

Useful Information

Has very persistent and intense herbal aroma that can overwhelm a blend.

 

Disclaimer

Essential oils are not meant to be a replacement for traditional medical treatment of diseases and conditions.  When in doubt, please consult a physician.
Image credit: Photo of Oregano by Krzysztof Ziarnek. Licensed under CC Attribution Share-Alike 4.0. This image has been remixed/edited.

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