Oregano 100% Pure Essential Oil (organic)

£6.50 incl. VAT

Oregano essential oil is traditionally used to treat complaints as diverse as indigestion and diarrhoea, insect bites, earaches, rheumatism, and coughs. For centuries oregano is known for its healing qualities and has a powerful antibacterial action.

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Latin name:

Origanum vulgare var.

Country of origin:

India

Scent group:

Herbaceous

Method of extraction:

Steam distilled

Has an antibacterial action

Oregano contains compounds that have been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. The oil can also help to relieve urinary tract infections.

Helps fight fungal infections

Oregano essential oil has been shown to inhibit the growth of Candida albicans, the fungus that causes oral thrush, canker sores, skin rashes, and athlete’s foot, and also inhibits the fungi that cause nail infections.

Relieves menstrual cramps

Its analgesic action can ease menstrual cramps and other abdominal pains.

Clears sinuses

A few drops of the oil on a tissue or in a steam inhalation can help to clear blocked sinuses and loosen phlegm.

In a diffuser

Add 2-4 drops to a diffuser to ease congestion.

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As an antibacterial wash

Add 8-10 drips to an unscented liquid soap for an antibacterial handwash.

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Dilute well before use (less than 1 per cent). Avoid using in pregnancy, when breastfeeding, and in children under seven years old.

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