Oregano is one of the most potent and powerful essential oils and has been used for centuries in traditional practices. The primary chemical components of Oregano is carvacol. Due to its high phenol content, caution should be taken when inhaling or diffusing Oregano; only one to two drops is needed. Additionally, Oregano should be diluted with a carrier oil when applied to the skin. Oregano is a popular cooking spice. Oregano’s aroma acts as an enhancer and equaliser in essential oil blends.
- Oregano is known for its cleansing properties.
- Put one drop in place of dried oregano in spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, or on a roast.
- Put 10 drops in a 500 mL spray bottle with water to add a refreshing and cleansing aroma to surface sprays.
Directions for Use
Aromatic Description: Herbaceous, sharp, green, camphoraceous
Collection: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf
Main Constituents: Carvacrol, thymol