Tinderbox Oregano Essential Oil

Tinderbox Oregano Essential Oil

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Origanum vulgare

Oregano; also known as Wild Marjoram; closely resembles its cousin Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) but is more intense like its other close relation Thyme (Thymus zygis); so is more safely used in highly diluted formulas. Primary action is on gut welfare; protecting; purifying and calming. Use in abdominal massage or judiciously internally. Add to a hand wash to disinfect. Diffuse to protect from airborne impurities. Clears breathing passages and protects from contagion. Hastens removal of body fat. Warming and comforting for complaining joints.

Aroma: Middle Note.

Perfume: Hot; herbaceous and slightly spicy with woody undertones.

Blends well with: basil; fennel; geranium; lemongrass; pine; thyme; rosemary; cedarwood; citronella; lavender.

Part of plant used: aerial parts

Type of extraction: steam distilled

Origin of Raw Material: Mediterranean; Country of Manufacture: France

Precautions: Oregano is a very potent oil that is likely to irritate the mucous membranes; so use very well diluted. Avoid during pregnancy or breast-feeding.