E-548 - Oregano (Oreganum Vulgare)
Herbaceous and round with a sharp pungent kick. Heavy anchoring base note in perfumery.
Historical Folklore Application
Used throughout the Med. and Middle East as a strong antiseptic, said to loosen phlegm, calm coughing spells, useful in treating nail fungus.
Botanical Name:Oreganum Vulgare
Also Known As:Wild Marjoram, Spanish Oregano
Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from dried, flowering tops.
Aroma:Herbal, Medicinal, Strong
Blends With:Lavender, Bay Laurel, Litsea Cubeba, Orange, Rosemary, Tea Tree
How Used:Herbaceous and round with a sharp pungent kick. Heavy anchoring base note in perfumery.