The herculean do-all herb known as "delight of the mountain" is distilled into Oregano Essential Oil from the foliage and flowering tops of the herb. The flavor and fragrance of oregano are well known in culinary creations, yet oregano is more than a tantalizing aroma it is a mighty plant friend. Just as fresh Oregano stimulates the appetite, Oregano Essential Oil stimulates skin, soul, and mind.
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Flowering tops
Composition: 100% Origanum vulgare
Consistency: Thin viscosity
Scent Description: Strong herbaceous top notes.
In Living Libations: Illume Classic Breathing Balm, Frankincense First Friend
Blends well with: Lavender, Spikenard, Frankincense, Peppermint, Rose, Immortelle, Palmarosa, Marjoram, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Lime, Thyme, Cardamom, Clove, Eucalyptus, Juniper, and Cypress.
Uses: In our salt pipe or diffuser with other essential oils, such as Rosemary, Ravensara, or Eucalyptus. Always dilute to use on skin, in body balms, and in baths. Also dilute to 3-5% in olive oil for culinary creations. For a potent concentrate in times of need dilute 3-5% in another essential oil like Frankincense, Lavender, or Tea Tree and apply this solution neat.
Contraindications: French aromatherapy literature advises against long-term use; best to use in short spurts.
This potent and pure distillation is from the esteemed vulgare species, which has a balance of key constituents with a high level of carvacrol. With tonic thymol levels and an herbaceous, fresh fragrance, this oil is an herbal-helper.
This exciting oil lifts the appetite, both for food and for life in general. Senses are awakened and taste buds tingle with one whiff of this wondrous oil. Bon Appetit!
"Oregano is the spice of life."
~ Henry J. Tilman
"Oregano is aromatherapy's heavy artillery."
~ Cass Ingram