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Plant parts used:
Origanum vulgare L.
Oregano, wild marjoram
Leaves and stems
Goya Botanicals Oregano Hydrosol (hydrolat or floral water) is obtained naturally during the first half of unpressurised steam distillation process of oregano leaves and stems. It is 100% natural, pure, undiluted, free from any preservatives, alcohol and emulsifiers. Goya Botanicals oregano hydrosol contains approximately 0.05% to 0.30% oregano essential oil. The major components are carvacrol and thymol and it has a sharp, pungent and spicy aroma.
Uses & Benefits
Oregano hydrosol is a digestive aid, intestinal cleanser and immune tonic. It is also useful in oral hygiene and as gargle for sore throat(1). Recent studies also proved that oregano hydrosol has antiseptic, antifungal(2) and antibacterial properties and it can be used as an antimicrobial agent to prevent the deterioration of food products(3).
GC/MS Analysis & Technical Data Sheet
The GC/MS analysis of this oregano hydrosol batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic hydrosol of Origanum vulgare L. Essential oil composition is similar with oregano hydrosol. No contamination, adulteration, ethyl alcohol or preservative has been detected.
References & Disclaimer
Wilson, R. (2002). Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health and Beauty, p. 105. Penguin.
Catty, S. (2001). Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy, p. 117. Healing Arts Press.
Saǧdıç, O., Özcan, M. (2003). Antibacterial activity of Turkish spice hydrosols. Food Control, 14(3), 141–143.
Although hydrosols (hydrolat or floral water) do not have as much powerful effects as essential oils, they might have strong chemical and biological effects. The statement above is for information purposes only. It is not intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition. Goya Botanicals shall not be responsible for any harm resulting from the use of or reliance upon this information.