Oregano Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
  • Alternative Names: Wild Marjoram
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Carvacrol
  • Other Main Constituents: Thymol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

Oregano Essential Oil Improves Intestinal Morphology and Expression of Tight Junction Proteins Associated with Modulation of Selected Intestinal Bacteria and Immune Status in a Pig Model

Yi Zou, Quanhang Xiang, Jun Wang, Jian Peng, Hongkui Wei BioMed Research International, 2016 ABSTRACT: Oregano essential oil (OEO) has long been used to improve the health of animals, particularly the health of intestine, which is generally attributed to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects. However, how OEO acts in the intestine of pig is still… Read more »

Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus cocktail using the synergies of oregano and rosemary essential oils or carvacrol and 1,8-cineole

Honório VG0, Bezerra J, Souza GT, Carvalho RJ, Gomes-Neto NJ, Figueiredo RC, Melo JV, Souza EL, Magnani M Frontiers in microbiology, 2015 ABSTRACT: This study assessed the inhibitory effects of the essential oils (EOs) from Origanum vulgare L. (OVEO) and Rosmarinus officinalis L. (ROEO), as well as of the its majority individual constituents (ICs) carvacrol… Read more »

Larvicidal potential of carvacrol and terpinen-4-ol from the essential oil of Origanum vulgare (Lamiaceae) against Anopheles stephensi, Anopheles subpictus, Culex quinquefasciatus and Culex tritaeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae)

Govindarajan M, Rajeswary M, Hoti SL, Benelli G Research in veterinary science, 2016 ABSTRACT: Mosquito-borne diseases represent a deadly threat for millions of people worldwide. However, the use of synthetic insecticides to control Culicidae may lead to resistance, high operational costs and adverse non-target effects. Nowadays, plant-borne mosquitocides may serve as suitable alternative in the… Read more »