Oregano Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Origanum Compactum Benth
Plant Part: Herb
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, Oregano Essential Oil has a powerful, spicy, camphorous scent.
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.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.