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origanum oil[ə′rig·ə·nəm ‚ȯil]
A light-yellow essential oil obtained from herbs of the genus Origanum ; contains carvacrol and cymene plus other components; used in flavors and pharmaceuticals.
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A preliminary report on the effect of origanum oil
and thymol applications in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.
2013), who reported that plant extract of Origanum vulgare, Thymus vulgaris, thyme oil, origanum oil
, garlic oil, anise oil and fennel oil enhanced eggshell strength and eggshell thickness.
at varying concentrations was incorporated into a poly (methyl methacrylate) based tissue conditioner, and its antifungal activity against Candida albicans was evaluated.
Genotoxicity and antigenotoxicity of Origanum oil
and carvacrol evaluated by Ames Salmonella/microsomal test.