origanum oil


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o·rig·a·num oil

(ŏ-rig'ă-nŭm oyl),
The volatile oil, which contains carvacrol, obtained from various species of Origanum (family Labiatae); used as a rubefacient, as a constituent in veterinary liniments, and in microscopic techniques.
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White oregano, is the preferred material for Origanum oil production due to high oil yield and high carvacrol content [4].
In scientific reports about the medicinal properties of oregano: Origanum oil, mainly rich in carvacrol (Bakkali et al.
MIC A (MIC of one single sample) and MIC B (MIC of one sample of the most effective combination) and FIC for Origanum oil, range between 0.35 and 0.7 mg/ml; 0.04 and 0.08 mg/ml; 0.06 and 0.12 mg/ml respectively.
"Antifungal activities of Origanum oil against Candida albicans." Molec Cell Biochem, 2001; 228:111-117.
Origanum oil. Several individual species of Origanum such as O.
Genotoxicity and antigenotoxi-city of Origanum oil and carvacrol evaluated by Ames Salmonella/microsomal test.