Due to high carvacol and thymol content, Oregano Essential Oil is considered to be "nature's cure all" as it is reputed to have potent antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial and anti-parasitic properties. In topical applications, Oregano Oil can be used to treat itches, skin infections, cuts and wounds; and because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is effective against swelling and pain caused by rheumatism.Blend well with: Lavender,Rosemary,Bergamot,,Tea Tree and Eucalyptus.
History: The word "oregano" is actually derived from the Greek phrase, "joy of the mountains". Just married couples were crowned with wreaths of it and it was also put on graves to give peace to departed spirits. In China, it has long been used to treat fever, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Caution:Oregano Essential Oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant. Avoid use if pregnant.
Botanical Name : Origanum Vulgare
Plant Part : Herb
Extraction : Steam Distillation