There are over thirty varieties of the bushy, perennial herb we know as Oregano. It produces dark green leaves and pinkish flowers. Oregano essential oil is a favorite among those who love to garden because of its strong aroma.
The herb is put through a steam distillation process to extract the oil and pairs well with other peppery oils. Oregano oil benefits wellbeing through its enlivening, sweet and peppery aroma.
Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Herb
Note: Top - Middle
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, and other spices
Aroma: Sweet, dry, peppery and herbaceous
Color: Brownish Yellow
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Avoid around the time of surgery or if you have peptic ulcers or a bleeding disorder.
Adult Max Dilution: 1.1%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
MUSCLE MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 1 drops of Oregano, 6 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Peppermint and 10 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Apply enough of this mixture to cover any affected areas and massage into the skin. (1.7% dilution)
CLEAN: To an 8 ounce spray bottle add: 10 drops of Oregano, 40 drops of Lemon, 10 drops of Nerolina and 30 drops of Tea Tree essential oils; fill with 2 oz grain alcohol and 6 oz distilled water. Shake well before each use.
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