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Oregano Essential Oil

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Oregano – Origanum vulgare, is a flowering plant that is native to temperate Western, Southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. It belongs to the mint family (Lamiaceae).

It is an enduring herb that grows to about 20 – 80 cm in height. It’s leaves are opposite and 1 – 4 cm in length. The flowers are produced in erect spikes and are purple colored, measuring 3 – 4 mm long.

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Benefits

  • Helps make the environment unfriendly for germs
  • Supports a healthy digestive function
  • Promotes a sense of alertness

Application

  • Diffuse
  • Topical (External, Diluted)

Intensity

Intense and spicy, use with extra caution.

Suggestions

If someone in the house is feeling under the weather, try diffusing a few drops.

Caution

Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Use pure unadulterated essential oils only.

Attention Oregano may cause miscarriage.
It may lower blood sugar in people with diabetes causing low blood sugar.
Oregano may increase the risk of bleeding and should be stopped 2 weeks before surgery.
It may increase the risk of bleeding for people with bleeding disorders.

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