Oregano Essential Oil- Aceite esencial de orégano

Oregano Essential Oil- Aceite esencial de orégano
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a strong aroma, this oil has a spicy but dry and woody aroma with earthy notes.

Blends With: Herbal and woody essential oils such as Cypress, Marjoram, Rosemary, and the more camphorous floral oils such as Lavender.

Oregano Essential Oil 15ml (0.5oz)
$11.45
Oregano Essential Oil 15ml (0.5oz) 1122064
Oregano Essential Oil 30 ml.
$19.40
Oregano Essential Oil 30 ml. 1123064
Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare L.

Main Constituents: Carvacrol: 60-65% Thymol: 1-5%

Plant Part: Leaves and Stems

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale yellow to reddish or brownish liquid.

Product Abstract: Also known as Oregano and Wild Marjoram, its name is from the Greek ‘joy of the mountains’ and is a common species from the mint family. It is native to the Mediterranean basin and Asia. A perennial herb, it grows from 20–80 cm tall, with leaves of up to 4 cm, and has purple, spikey flowers. The ancient Egyptians used it in food preservation, and Hippocrates used it in his medical practice. Oregano has been a popular culinary herb in Europe since time immemorial, and became popular in North America after WWII when returning soldiers posted to Italy brought back a taste for pizza.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.