origanum oil


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origanum oil

[ə′rig·ə·nəm ‚ȯil]
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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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Genotoxicity and antigenotoxicity of Origanum oil and carvacrol evaluated by Ames Salmonella/microsomal test.
White oregano, is the preferred material for Origanum oil production due to high oil yield and high carvacrol content [4].
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.