Oregano oil can be a very powerful aroma especially when it's not diluted. Ancient Greeks would crown newly married couples with wreaths of oregano. It was also thought to ward off evil spirits. Because of it's high carvacrol content Oregano is a beneficial anti-viral oil.
Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
Extraction: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Herb
Aroma: Intense spicy aroma
Applications: Dilute to use topically, aromatically
Benefits: anti-viral, fungicide, flu, parasites, stimulant, tonic, aches and pains of the joints, antiseptic, expectorant, infections, cholesterol, muscle relaxant, internal infections, scabies, head lice, pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis, viral diseases
Safety Considerations: Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.