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Oregano (Origanum) Organic Essential Oil - 10 ml

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Description

PURIFYING, STIMULATING AND ENERGIZING.

 

  • In cooking to make flavored oils 
  • As a widespread support in bacterial, viral, and parasitic affections on the skin, and common winter ailments 
  • To help energize in case of deep fatigues.
  • To help boost immunity.

IDENTIFICATION

Origanum vulgare

PURIFYING, STIMULATING AND ENERGIZING.


IDENTIFICATION

INCI name: Origanum vulgare (Oregano) Oil

Synonyms: Origano vulgare L. var essential oil.

CAS number:8007-11-2

SKU code: PEO1121

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled essential oil.

PARTS USED: Flowering tops.

ORIGIN: Hungary

COMMON NAMES: Greek Oregano, Wild marjoram essential oil, common Origanum.

APPEARANCE: Pale yellow to amber brown liquid.

ODOUR NOTE:  Strong herbal fresh, warm, and spicy- peppery, with hints of camphor. Middle to top note.

QUALITY: 100 % pure, organic, and whole essential oil.

STORAGE CONDITION: keep in tightly closed bottle, in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight.

 

INFOS AND INTERESTING FACTS 

Our Wild Oregano comes from the same family as Marjoram (Oregano Majorana) and Thyme, all herbs that are grown in kitchen gardens. Traditionally used fresh in cooking, in purifying tisanes, compresses, and balms, dry Oregano is a favorite spice around the world since the antiquities. Oregano is well known to flavors Italian sauces and pizzas and is widely used as a preserving agent in the food industry. 

All together stimulating and purifying, Oregano essential oil is considered one of the most powerful essential oils and is often used to assist in infectious-related afflictions and as a support during the winter months.

REPORTED BENEFITS & PROPERTIES

Oregano essential oil has been reported to present the following properties:

 

  • Antioxidant agent in food preservation & flavoring: +++
  • Powerful broad spectrum Anti-infectious: +++ 
  • Antiviral, immunity booster: +++
  • Antiparasitic, Antibacterial: +++
  • Anti-fungal, anti mycoses: +++
  • General stimulant, energizing: ++
  • Expectorant : ++

 

INSTRUCTIONS OF USE

Please note: 

 

Oregano essential oil can cause irritations to the skin (DERMO CAUSTIC). NEVER USE PURE ON THE SKIN. USE FOR LIMITED PERIOD ONLY (1-3 weeks max

Oregano essential oil is soluble in oils. Not soluble in water.

  • Fantastic for this use +++
  • Acceptable (suitable) for this use ++
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Cooking

 

  • Cooking +++:1drop to 20 ml, in association with other herbal, citrus or spicy essential oils, is enough to aromatise your vegetable oils. 
    • Season with salt, pepper, chilies, garlics… Add sundried tomatoes… Let infuse for a few days and taste a drop of your blend on a small piece of bread. Add more Vegetable Oils, if necessary. 
    • Use a few drops in vinaigrettes, mayo, for salads and pastas, to accompany fresh breads or 
    • to make aromatized croutons (Cut stale bread in thick slices, or cubes. Sprinkle or spray on your aromatized oil, and toast/ grill in the oven for a few minutes until golden. Serve with soups, consommés, cheese, cold meats…)  
    • On tomato sauces just before serving, in gourmet marmalades, achars, chutneys, preserves, honey... 
    •  

Massages 

 

  • Massages Topical and targeted use++: Oregano essential oil must be highly diluted in an adequate support (oils or butter, neutral cream) before being applied on the skin. ADD 1 DROP OF OREGANO ESSENTIAL OIL TO 9 DROPS OF YOUR CARRIER. Apply and massage1-2 drops of your diluted oil on the solar plexus/torso/neck…during cold seasons or when travelling. 
  • Targeted 
  • face care (infected acne, fever blisters/cold sore ++: add 1 drop Oregano essential oil for 18 drops carrier oil. Apply 1 drop of your diluted Oil with a cotton bud on the concerned area. 
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Diffusion

 

  • Ultrasonic Diffusers +: DO NOT DIFFUSE OREGANO ESSENTIAL OIL BY ITSELF. Always mix with other essential oils for aromatic diffusion. Example: 1 drop oregano with 3drops lemon and 3 drops of Eucalyptus citriodora.

For more detailed information, please go check this LINK TO Instructions of use essential oils page

 

DO NOT USE UNDILUTED ON THE SKIN and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt.

SEE OUR PAGE ON PRECAUTION - HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS SAFELY

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

  • In cooking to make flavoured oils 
  • As a widespread support in bacterial, viral, and parasitic affections on the skin, and common winter ailments 
  • To help energize in case of deep fatigues.
  • To help boost immunity.

BLENDS WELL WITH

 

  • In cooking for flavoured oils: with thyme, basil, lemon, orange, black pepper, ginger…with Olive oil, Sesame oil, Avocado oil…
  • In sanitizing sprays for air mattress, cupboards, toilets… (Dissolve in Perfume base- home fragrance or castile soap+ water) 
  • Palmarosa (skin purifying)
  • Ravintsara, Eucalyptus, Cypress (diffusion for wellbeing, hygiene, air purification, blocked noses and sinuses, winter related discomfort…)

CAUTION

People prone to Epilepsy and Asthma. 

 

Do not use during the first 3 months of pregnancy / breastfeeding 

Keep out of reach of children and pets.

As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.

 

DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt