Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellowish or dark grey liquid.|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.900 to 0.935|
|:||- 4.0° – -2.0°|
|:||1.462 – 1.505|
Storage & Handling
|:||Store in tightly sealed, preferably full container. Protect from heat and light.|
|:||Ambient 10½°C - 32½°C|
|:||Supercritical CO2 Extraction|
DESCRIPTION:Oregano is a member of the the mint family. Its name is from the Greek word oreganos, which loosely translated means "joy of the mountains. Oregano essential oil is produced from the oregano plant through the process of steam distillation.
CONSTITUENTS:carvacrol (share 40–70%), gamma-terpinene (8–10%),p-cymene (5–10%),alpha-pinene myrcene ,thymol,flavonoids,caffeic acid derivatives.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a medium aroma.
BLENDS WITH:Oregano essential oil blends well with lavender (All), rosemary,, bergamot, chamomile (All), cypress (All), cedarwood,, tea tree and eucalyptus.
USES:Used commonly in medicines for wounds, headaches, and venomous bites and even hemlock poisoning. Oregano oil has powerful anti-microbial properties which are used to assist in the prevention of infections and to treat skin fungi such as athlete's foot. It has also been used to eliminate lice infestations and intestinal worms.