Origanum Essential Oil
Origanum essential oil
has a warm, spicy, herb-like aroma, similar to the herb. It is steam distilled from the leaves of the oregano plant. USE WITH CAUTION IN AROMATHERAPY. See "Specific Safety Information."
Safety information for Origanum Essential Oil
Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information
page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.Specfic Safety Information:
USE WITH CAUTION IN AROMATHEAPY. The main constituents in Origanum essential oil
are carvacrol and thymol. Both constituents and phenols that contribute to oregano's skin irritant and mucuous membrane irritant properties. Origanum essential oil
is not ecommended for use on persons with hypersensitive skin, diseased or damaged skin or children under 2 years of age. See The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatorre Battaglia, Second edition published by The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy in 2003 page 321.