What is oregano oil?
As a medicinal and culinary herb, oregano is from the mint, or Lamiaceae, family. Medicinal grade oregano is distilled to extract its essential oil, while it takes over 1,000 pounds of oregano to make just one pound of oregano oil.
Is it possible to fractionate oregano essential oil?
Considering the demand for oregano oil in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, the focus of this work is the fractionation of oregano essential oil by fractional vacuum distillation at low pressure.
What are the reagents used in the extraction of oregano extract?
The reagents used were analytical grade: 2,2′-azinobis-3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonate (ABTS) radical, 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical, and Trolox. They were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Sigma chemical Co., St. Louis, MO, USA). 4.2. Acquisition of the Oregano Essential Oil and Fractions
What does oregano oil do for stomach cramps?
Upset Stomach Oregano oil is well known to treat digestive problems, including bloating, abdominal pain, stomach cramping, diarrhea, and intestinal parasites. This is due to the antifungal, antiparasitic, and antiviral properties of oregano oil.