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Essential oil of
Oregano

by Penny Keay

Oregano - Origanum compactum

Botanical names: Origanum compactum, also Origanum vulgare
Country of Origin - Morocco, other mediterranean locations
Processed - Steam distilled
Part used - Flowering plant
Smell - Hot spicy, herb overtones.
Note - Mid note

PROPERTIES & USES:

Analgesic, pain, sedative, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiinfection, antispasmodic, carminative, stimulant, disinfectant, emmenagogue, expectorant, laxative

Skin & Hair:

Acne, skin infections, insect bites and stings, wounds (disinfects and aids healing), aids psoriasis, fungus, lice, scabies

Respiratory:

asthma, bronchitis, sore throats, asthma, cough colds, pneumonia

Muscular/Skeletal:

Muscle relaxant, eases rheumatism, muscle aches and pains.

Cardiovascular:

helps to lower cholesterol in blood (?) raises blood pressure (?), hypotention(?) (? - means not enough research done to really say it does these actions).

Immune:

Cold,fever, flu, viral and bacterial infections.

Digestive:

internal infections, digestive upset, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery and appetite.

Genito/urinary/reproductive:

induces menstruation, aids period pain, increases urine flow, cystitis.

Nervous - Brain/Mind:

stimulant, very energizing, migraines, facial tics.

Industry/Commercial/ Other uses:

Food Flavoring industry

CAUTIONS:

Dermal irritant - use at less than 2% dilution

*DO NOT TAKE ANY ESSENTIAL OIL ORALLY - Any essential oil - ingested in large (and sometimes even small) amounts can be fatal.*

*Keep out of reach of children.*


BLENDS TO TRY

ROOM DISINFECTING SPRAY

Distilled water - 4 oz
Bergamot - 60 drops
Oregano - 40 drops
Spearmint - 25 drops
Cedarwood - 15 drops
Cinnamon Leaf - 10 drops
Emulsifier - 5 ml

Add essential oils and emulsifier into a clean bottle then pour distilled water into the bottle Shake well then spritz in the air. Shake well before each use.


ACHES & PAINS RUB

1 Tablespoon Almond Oil
Oregano - 3 drops
Peppermint - 4 drops
Cedarwood - 2 drops
Lavender - 2 drops

Add essential oils to the 1 tablespoon Almond oil Stir or shake well. Massage into and rub out the Aches and Pains!


Sleepy Time

Neroli - 4 drops
Mandarin - 3 drops
Oregano - 3 drops
Lavender - 3 drops
1 tablespoon carrier oil of your choice

Blend essential oils in carrier oil. Shake well and massage your legs, arms and back (if you can find someone to do this for you!)

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Please do not use my information without my permission.


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