Plant species in the genus Origanum found in Sicily, Greece and Turkey. It has similar flavors as oregano. It’s essential oil can be distinguished from other species such as Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum). It has antimicrobial activities.
Distillation Method: Steam Distillation of Flowers, LeavesMajor Constituents : Cavracrol, Cedrol, Thymol, LinaloolAppearance : ClearColor : Light yellowOdor : Characteristic, SpicyOptical Rotation [α]D20 : - 0.078°Refractive Index ηD20 : 1.510Specific Gravity : 0.9804
Stability and Storage:Keep in tightly closed container in a cool and dry place, protected from light.