Scientific Name: Origanum vulgare
Country of Origin: Hungary
Synonyms: European oregano, wild marjoram, common marjoram, grove marjoram, joy of the mountain, origanum.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Plant Parts Used: Herb/Flowering tops and leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow liquid, browning with age.
Dominant Note(s): Middle
Aroma: Herby, woody yet slightly spicy.
Main Constituents: Carvacrol, thymol, cymene, caryophyllene, pinene, bisabolene, linalol, borneol, geranyl acetate,linalyl acetate, terpinene. Highly variable constituents
Blends With: Angelica, Basil, Fennel, Geranium, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Pine, Thyme and Rosemary
Safety Precautions: Dermal toxin, skin irritant, mucous membrane irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.