Saturday, January 19, 2013

Oregano




Oreganum dubium  distilled from the flowering herb.  There are many different types of Oregano, varying in the amount of Carvacol, which is the germ-killing component.  They include Moroccan Oregano (compactum), Greek Oregano (hirtum), Turkish Oregano (vulgare--up to 73% carvacol. It MUST be diluted before external and internal (not recommended) use. It is guaranteed to "burn" your mouth if used neat.  Origanum essential oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant.

It MUST be diluted before external and internal (not recommended) use. It is guaranteed to "burn" your mouth if used neat.  

CHARACTER:   "Steady Defender"  Energizing,
ETHERIC COLORS: Red, Saffron
NUMBER:  9   
GEM:  Bloodstone, Poppy Jasper, Obsidian, Tiger Iron 
PERFUME NOTE: Middle  
ELEMENT:  Air  
ASTRO:  Mercury

USED TO HEAL THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES:  Dissatisfied,  Overwhelmed

USED TO HEAL THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Mostly used as a powerful germ killer of all viruses, bacteria, fungi. Improve mouth health, sore muscles, joint pain, warts, respiratory infection, yeast overgrowth, cold sores

PROPERTIES: Anti-inflammatory, analgesic,  antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, parasiticide, stimulant, tonic

PERSONALITY:  (a more "Rustic" Marjoram)
My life is satisfying, full and complete. I can recognize the monster within, accept it, and love it.
+Warm and friendly, but can be stand offish in some circumstances.
+ Solid, steady, organized,  straightforward.
+Can be outspoken, especially upon subjects dear to their heart.
+ Can be overwhelming to the softer personalities.
+ Usually attain a maturity of emotional and mental development at an early age

-If negative, they become depressed.  If they realize they’ve been taken advantage of, they become irritable, withdrawn, and emotionally cold.


 ARCHETYPES:   ADVOCATE, HERMIT,  HEALER

Blends with lavender, rosemary,   bergamot, chamomile, cypress, cedar, tea tree and eucalyptus.

Also contains: monoterpenes, pinene, myrcene, terpinine, sesquiterpenes, phenols, camphor

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