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    Organic Oregano Compactum essential oil

    Oregano grows generously throughout the Mediterranean basin. Known since ancient times and traditionally used as a condiment, its intense, pungent and spicy fragrance is reminiscent of thyme. Its pretty little flowers are purple-pink in colour and grouped in compact clusters. Its essential oil gives off aromas typical of the herbs of Provence.

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    Quality Botanical family: Lamiaceae Latin name: Origanum compactum Other names: Morrocan oregano Origin: Mediterranean basin Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Part used: Flowering tops Production process: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped - Food grade Olfactory notes: pungent, phenolic, herbaceous, spicy Main constituents Phenols: carvacrol (44%), thymol (16%) Monoterpenes: paracymene, terpinene, myrcene Monoterpenols: linalool, terpinene 1-ol-4, terpineol Our opinion Now in common use, it is mostly consumed in its encapsulated form: a practical food form, but one that tends to conceal its power. Use in moderation. Precautions for use Food supplement. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (2 drops, twice a day, maximum 140 mg). Not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women, children under 12 years of age, epileptics and asthmatics. Ask your doctor for advice. No prolonged use. Caution in case of high blood pressure and in case of anticoagulant treatment. Contraindicated in cases of hepatic impairment. Any oral intake must be associated with the intake of a hepatoprotector (yellow lemon oil, rosemary verbenone essential oil, etc.) Essential oil is dermocaustic when used pure, so be sure to dilute it sufficiently for cutaneous use (maximum 5% and on a small area). Risk of allergy (linalool): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use). Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of reach of young children. Store away from heat and light.

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