Oregano- Origanum – Thymbra capitatae – Turkey
Origin: Hungary, Turkey
Extraction: Steam distillation of flowering herb
Colour: Dark amber to reddish brown colour
Aroma: Deep herbal characteristic of oregano
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.
Has very persistent and intense herbal aroma that can overwhelm a blend.