Oregano Essential Oil Powder

Description: Oregano Essential Oil Powder contains 50% essential oil. This aromatic fine powder is a versatile ingredient for a variety of nutraceutical, flavour, fragrance and cosmeceutical applications.

Oil Extraction Process: Oregano Oil is obtained through steam distillation of the fresh or dried leaves of the oregano plant. The steam distillation process helps separate the volatile compounds from the plant material and collect the essential oil.

Characteristics:  Oregano Oil has a strong, spicy, and herbaceous aroma.

Active Compounds: The main active compounds in Oregano Oil include carvacrol, thymol, p-cymene, and terpinene. These compounds are believed to contribute to its potential antimicrobial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties

Traditional Applications

Oregano has a long history of traditional use as a culinary herb and for its potential medicinal properties. It has been used in traditional medicine practices for its antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory effects.

Commercial Applications

Oregano Oil is commonly used as a flavouring agent in the food and beverage industry, particularly in Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. It is also utilised in the production of natural personal care products and as a natural remedy.

Aromatherapy Applications

Oregano Oil is valued in aromatherapy for its invigorating and purifying properties. It is often used to promote a sense of clarity, energize the mind, and support respiratory health.

Physical Chemical Properties:

Heavy Metals Standard Values
Lead (Pb) <3ppm
Arsenic (As) < 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd) < 1ppm
Mercury (Hg) <0.1 ppm
Microbiological Specifications < 1000 cfu/g
Total plate count < 1000 cfu/g
Yeasts and Moulds < 1000 cfu/g
Enterobacteriaceae Absent
Escherichia coli Absent
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Absent
Staphylococcus aureus Absent
Salmonella specie Absent

 

Botanical Name Origanum vulgare
CAS Number 8007-11-2
Family Lamiaceae (mint)
Origin Australia
Plant Part Leaves
Extraction Method Steam distillation of the fresh or dried leaves
Aroma Strong, spicy, and herbaceous aroma
Storage 12 months unopened in original packaging