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Oregano Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Origanum Vulgare

Plant Part: Flowering Tops

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Country of Origin: Hungary

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Oregano oil has a powerful, spicy, camphor-like aroma, is pale yellow in color and medium to watery in viscosity. According to Greek mythology, oregano was created by goddess Aphrodite as a symbol of happiness. For this reason, the Greek believed using oregano in marriage ceremonies would provide joy and usage of oregano in funerals would convey peace to the dead. After conquering the Greeks, the Romans inherited the use of oregano and were the ones responsible for the extensive use of oregano all over Europe and abroad.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of Oregano oil are anti-allergenic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antiviral, emenagogue.

Benefits of Oregano Oil:

Oregano oil can be used both internally and externally to fight of infections and fungal issues. It works successfully on eczema, psoriasis and mycosis (parasitic fungus), for rheumatic conditions, and the pains of shingles and neuralgia. Oregano oil is well known for treating digestive ailments, skin conditions and respiratory diseases. It has also been used in the treatment of headaches, wounds, snake bites, and spider bites.

Common Uses:

  • Respiratory Problems – Can act as an expectorant, helping to eliminate the uncomfortable buildups of mucus and phlegm.

  • Dental – A drop of Oregano oil on toothbrush will help take care of gum disease and tooth decay.

  • Poison Ivy – Helps remove the urushiol (you-ROO-shee-ol) from your skin, allowing it to be washed off. It also stops the inflammation, swelling and the itch which helps prevent it from spreading.

Blends Well With:

Bay, Bergamot, Camphor, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Citronella, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba, Oakmoss, Orange, Petitgrain, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.