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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Origanum oil is another powerful candida killer that causes little harm to good bacteria.
A preliminary report on the effect of origanum oil and thymol applications in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies in a subtropical climate on population levels of Varroa jacobsoni.
(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.
Srivatstava20 and colleagues in their study investigated the antifungal effect and mechanical properties of a tissue conditioner by adding origanum oil. Origanum oil at varying concentrations was incorporated into a poly (methyl methacrylate) based tissue conditioner, and its antifungal activity against Candida albicans was evaluated.