Native to the Mediterranean, oregano is a perennial flowering plant that is related to marjoram, as well as other herbs in the Lamiaceae family, including basil, mint and thyme. Its small oval foliage, along with the entire plant, can be steam-distilled to make its essential oil. Oregano's fragrance is camphoraceous, warm and earthy with a notable spiciness.
Plant Part Used
Medium. Spicy and herbaceous.
Oregano Essential Oil Benefits
Calming and refreshing. Promotes uplifting joy and clarity.
Blends Well With
Basil, Bergamot, Camphor, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Citronella, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Tea Tree, Thyme
History of Oregano
A revered herb for centuries, oregano has been appreciated even as far back as ancient Greece, when Hippocrates attested to its properties. The Greeks also embraced oregano as a key culinary ingredient, along with many other cultures, including the Turks, Spaniards, and, perhaps most notably, Italians, who made the herb world famous as a crucial component of pizza. Oregano simply smells wonderful, with a potent aroma that is both rejuvenating and relaxing.
Using Oregano Oil
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!
Italian Herb Blend
Smell the old country with this invigorating blend of traditional Italian herbs.
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin, or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
This oil can be used in your homemade DIY projects, such as in candles, soaps and other body care products!
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