Aroma: Strongly herbaceous, warm, and spicy. Note: O. compactum has a softer aroma that the more common O. vulgare.
Latin Name: Origanum compactum
Country of Origin: Morocco
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Whole plant
Perfumery Note: Base
Aromatherapy Properties: Strongly herbal
Suggested Use: Add a drop of oregano essential oil to an all purpose cleaner or the laundry. Or diffuse the essential oil blended with more pleasant scents like lemon, juniper berry, or lavender during the sniffly nose season.
Special Safety Information: Not for internal use. Avoid topical use unless very heavily diluted to 0.5%, which equals about 3 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil like sweet almond or jojoba. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid use of oregano oils with pregnant or breastfeeding women, young children, and with certain medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.