Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare L.
Plant Part: Leaves and Stems
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Otherwise known as Oregano or Wild Marjoram, it is an herb that grows from 20cm to 80 cm in height, with small leaves. The flowers are generally purple, though sometimes obtain a pinkish colour. Often dried and used in cooking around the world, its oil has been used as medicine since ancient times, as well as a dietary supplement.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.