Oregano is considered by many to be "nature's cure," and is commonly used in many things and forms. Our Oregano Essential Oil has a high Carvacrol content and is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Origanum Vulgare plant grown in Spain.
Did you know that Oregano is a flowering plant in the mint family? It is native to temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. It is sometimes called wild marjoram!Did you know that Oregano is an herb used on dishes such as pizza and pasta sauce? In fact, it is one of the most used herbs worldwide, we use it mostly dried but in Italy and Mexico, it's used fresh.
Oregano flower in Spain
Common Uses of the Marjoram Essential Oil:
Oregano is incredibly potent. Topically, it can cause sensitivity and should only be used in extremely low dilutions. It should also be mixed with other oils before diffusing, as it is extremely potent. Mix with a blend before diffusing, mix into a blend for topical application, or apply in max 2% dilution.
Blends well with Lavender, Rosemary, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Cedarwood, and Tea Tree.
Oregano Essential Oil has a powerful, spicy, camphor-like aroma.
Oregano Essential Oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant.Avoid use during pregnancy.
Marjoram Essential Oil Specifications:
Pure quality oil from distillation, no chemical process