Oregano Organic Essential Oil

Oregano Organic Essential Oil

Regular price $19.95 Sale

Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare

Botanical Family: Lamiaceae

Main Constituents:
Carvacrol: 70.99%
Thymol: 2.55%

Plant Part: Herb

Origin: Albania

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 3 - 4 years

Aromatic Scent: A strong middle note.  Camphorous, herbaceous, medicinal, powerful, pungent, spicy and warm.

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Citronella, Cypress, Dill Weed, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Geranium, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree and Thyme.


Analgesic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anti-septic, Anti-viral, CNS sedative, Energizing, Expectorant, Immune support, Stomachic, Warming


Oregano essential oil can be hazardous, dilution levels found in our General Safety Guidelines do not apply.  Please follow the recommendations in the “Safety and Warnings” section below.

This oil is not safe for children.

Add a maximum of 1 drop (0.05 mL) to 5 mL of carrier oil (or 1.1%) for topical applications. 

Can be used topically to:

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Sooth achy muscles
  • Boost mood
  • Detoxify
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Maintain clear skin
  • Fight viruses
  • Prevent or fight infection
  • Fight free radicals
  • Aid digestion
  • Fight respiratory infection
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Reduce allergy symptoms
  • Boost digestion
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Assist weight loss
  • Repel insects

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Boost mood
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Fight respiratory infection
  • Purify the air
  • Repel insects

Can be used around the house to:

  • Disinfect surfaces/filters – try adding drops or spray to furnace/air/vacuum filters! *avoid open flame
  • Freshen Laundry
  • Repel insects


Oregano supports the 1st, 2nd and 3rd chakras.


Tisserand and Young have shown that Oregano oil inhibits blood clotting, is embryotoxic, has a low risk of skin irritation, moderate risk of sensitization and a moderate risk of mucous membrane irritation.  Oregano is contraindicated by all routes when pregnant or breastfeeding.  Avoid using on diseased or damaged skin and children under 2 years of age.  Orally contraindicated with diabetic medication, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. [1] 

Below are some of the known drug interactions for Oregano oil.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Oregano essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Moderate Interaction:

  • Lithium
  • Antidiabetic medications such as glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, metformin (Glucophage), pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), and others.
  • Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet drugs) such as aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.

Avoid Oregano oil for 2 weeks before surgery.

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 1.1%

This oil is not safe for children (under 2 years).

Avoid when pregnant or breastfeeding.

This oil has GRAS status.  (Generally regarded as safe)


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

All of our oils are of USDA certified organic origin, 100% natural, non-GMO, and Cruelty-Free, unless otherwise stated.  Any inquiries can be sent to mountainwellnessproducts@gmail.ca