Botanical Family: Origanum vulgare
Extraction Method/Origin: Steam distilled from leaves—Morocco, France
Chemical Constituents: Phenols (up to 80%): carvacrol (<75%), thymol (<5%), terpinen-4-ol; Monoterpenes (<25%): p-cymene (<10%), γ-terpinene (<9%), myrcene (<3%), α- and β- pinenes, camphene, llimonene, α-terpinene; Sesquiterpenes (<6%): β-caryophyllene (<5%), β-bisabolene; Carboxylic Acids: rosmaric acid (<5%); Esters: linalyl acetate (<4%); Ketones: camphor, d-carvone; Alcohols: borneol, linalol, α-terpineol.
Properties: Antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiseptic (to the respiratory system), antiviral, antispasmodic, and immune-stimulant.
Common Primary Uses: Antibacterial, Antifungal, calluses, candida, carpal tunnel, parasites (intestinal), pneumonia, sore throat, staph/MRSA, strep throat, viral infection, warming oils, warts, whooping cough.
French Medicinal Uses: Asthma, bronchitis (chronic), mental disease, pulmonary tuberculosis, rheumatism (chronic), whooping cough.
Other Possible Uses: This oil may help colds, digestion problems, metabolism balance, viral and bacterial pneumonia, and vital centers strengthening.
Body System(s) Affected: Immune and Respiratory Systems, Muscles and Bones.
Aromatic Influence: Strengthens one’s feeling of security.
Usage InstructionsApplication: Apply to Vita Flex Points and/or directly on area of concern; diffuse.
Safety Data: Can cause extreme skin irritation.
Blend Classification: Enhancer and Equalizer.
Blends With: Basil, fennel, geranium, lemongrass, myrtle, pine, thyme, rosemary.
Odor: Type: Middle Note (50–80% of the blend); Scent: Herbaceous, sharp; Intensity: 5.