Oregano essential oil is obtained from shoots and leaves of the oregano plant which is a perennial plant from Lamiaceae family. This plant is native to higher altitudes and mainly grows in mountains. This oil is widely admired among people for its effectiveness. It is a natural remedy for several diseases. This oil is known for its properties such as anti-parasitic, digestive, antiviral, anti-fungal and others. It is also effective to balance hormones and treats menstruation problems.
|Product Name||:||Oregano essential oil|
|Scientific Name||:||Origanum Vulgare|
|Other Names||:||Joy of the mountains|
|Country of Origin||:||Mediterranean|
|Colour||:||It has a pale yellow color|
|Odor||:||It has a hot spicy scent|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam distillation|
|Components||:||Its major constituents are linalyl acetate, caryophyllene, cymene, thymol, terpinene and others|
|Solubility||:||It is soluble with other oils|
From ancient times, Oregano essential oil was used as a folk medicine.
Oregano essential oil has excellent levels of carvacrol that aids it to fights with different types of bacteria. This oil can directly apply to skin and works as a great antibacterial. It soothes the fungal infections and prevents the growth of bacteria. This oil effectively heals the wounds, small cuts, and scrapes on the skin. Apart from this, it is the best oil to fights against cells of cancers which may cause breast, colon and lungs cancer.
Oregano essential oil has anti-inflammation properties. It effectively reduces the swelling and works great to repel insects from the skin. This oil also works as a pain reliever and provides an excellent effect to aid weight loss. This oil is a powerful antimicrobial remedy which finds its usefulness in pharmaceutical products.
Oregano essential oil is easily mixed with other oils such as lavender, chamomile, eucalyptus, rosemary and others.