Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano essential oil is extracted from the plant with the botanical name Origanum vulgare.
Oregano is native to Europe but is now cultivated all over the world.
Oregano oil has powerful antiseptic properties so can be beneficial in strengthening immunity and for combating viral infections including colds and the flu.
What does oregano essential oil smell like?
Warm, spicy and herbaceous.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Dried flowering herbs.
Where has oregano essential oil been sourced from?
This oregano oil originates from India.
How is oregano essential oil extracted?
This oregano oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with oregano essential oil?
Oregano pure essential oil blends well with bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary and tea tree.
How can I benefit from oregano oil?
One of the most popular kitchen spices also has great effects on the body.
Oregano oil is a most popular antiseptic and contains antibacterial properties.
It can also be effective for typhoid, urinary tract and colon infections as well as respiratory conditions and eliminating parasites and fungus.
You will find that oregano oil can be an effective pain reliever for a wide range of ailments. Oregano is a very strong and potent oil, so only a small amount is needed.
Are there precautions I should know about?
Oregano essential oil has a sedative effect so caution should be exercised when doing anything that is potentially dangerous. Avoid if pregnant.