Oregano is one of the most potent and powerful essential oils and has been used for centuries in traditional practices. The primary chemical components of Oregano is carvacrol. Due to its high phenol content, caution should be taken when inhaling or diffusing Oregano; only one to two drops is needed. Oregano is a popular cooking spice and Oregano essential oil is an ideal substitute in recipes.
HOW TO USE:
Diffusion: Use one to two drops in the diffuser of choice.
- Aroma: Herbaceous, sharp, green, camphoraceous
Collection: Steam distillation of Leaf
- Main Constituents: Carvacrol, thymol
What Are the Benefits of Oregano Oil?
Taken internally, Oregano essential oil supports the digestive, respiratory, and immune systems.* It’s most popularly used for immune support. Oregano offers powerful antioxidants,* which come from carvacrol and thymol, the primary chemical components. Carvacrol also supports the respiratory system.* Oregano supports healthy digestion by promoting the secretion of digestive juices.* You can take Oregano internally by adding a few drops to water, taking it in a veggie capsule, or using it in recipes.