Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
Usage: Ages 6+. Dilute at a rate 0.5% for ages 6-10 years, and 1% for ages 10 and up. This is a 'hot' oil, make sure it's always diluted. *Please note: Oregano essential oil is not the same thing as 'Oil of Oregano'. This is a concentrated substance and should not be ingested the way Oil of Oregano is.
Diffuser usage: Diffuse the recommended amount according to your diffuser's manufacturer for 15-30 minutes intervals as needed.
Shelf Life: 4 years
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, dark grey liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a strong aroma, the aroma is herbal, peppery and warm. The carvacrol content is in the low 60 percent range and the thymol is 15 to 16 percent.
Blends with: Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot, Chamomile, Cypress, Cedarwood, Tea Tree.
Product Abstract: Oregano is an upright perennial herb, growing to about thirty-two inches with a straight stem covered in hair. The leaves are dark green and oval in shape, and it has a profusion of pink flowers clustered at the top of the branches. Its name is actually derived from the Greek phrase, 'joy of the mountains'. Just married couples were crowned with wreaths of Oregano, and it was placed on graves to give peace to departed spirits.
Caution: Essential Oils are concentrated essences from plants, and should always be diluted before application to the skin to avoid irritation. We do not promote or encourage the use of Essential Oils internally but more for their aromatic and topical benefits. Ensure that you are aware of the contraindications of the oils that you are using and consult with your doctor or a certified aromatherapist if you have health concerns or questions. This oil is a known sensitizer. Dilute heavily before use.
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