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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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Evaluation of the properties of a tissue conditioner containing origanum oil
as an antifungal additive.
White oregano, is the preferred material for Origanum oil
production due to high oil yield and high carvacrol content .
In scientific reports about the medicinal properties of oregano: Origanum oil
, mainly rich in carvacrol (Bakkali et al.
Antifungal activities of Origanum oil
against Candida albicans.