Pure Oregano Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare L.
Family: Labiatae (Labiaceae)
Aroma: Strong, spicy, herbaceous
Perfume Note: Base
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Source: Dried flowering tops
Main Chemical Components: Carvacrol, thymol, pinene, linalol, caryophyllene
Blends Well With: Lavender, bergamot, chamomile roman, eucalyptus (all), lemon, rosemary, orange, and tea tree essential oils
Description and Uses: Oregano essential oil warms and assists circulation, digestion, mental clarity and alertness. It relieves muscle aches and pains and can boost one's energy when feeling low or exhausted.
Cautions: Oregano oil can be irritating to skin and mucus membranes. Dilute well before using on the skin.
Recipes Using Oregano Essential Oil:
Antibacterial Cleansing Spray:
Use the following recipe to make an antibacterial spray to clean your home anytime, but especially when a lot of sneezing and nose blowing is going on:
14 ounces distilled water
3 tablespoons castile soap or dishwashing liquid
15 drops tea tree oil
15 drops oregano oil
Mix all of the above ingredients in a 16-ounce spray bottle.
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Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only, and not intended to treat, prescribe, cure, or diagnose any disease or condition. This information is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Dreaming Earth Botanicals is not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations, or procedures discussed. All matters pertaining to your physical health should be supervised by a health care professional. Keep all aromatherapy products out of reach of children.