Make Your Own Oregano Essential Oil
Are you interested in oregano essential oil? Maybe you would like to try extracting oregano essential oil on your own. If so, OilExTech provides high quality extraction kits which allow for an easy, do-it-yourself extraction process, right in the comfort of your own home!
Oregano oil has been utilized in medicine since the time of the Greeks and Romans in ancient times. Its name is derived from the Greek words “oros” and “ganos.” It is a powerful antioxidant, with 42 times the antioxidant level of apples and 4 times the level of blueberries.
How to Use Oregano Oil
Although oregano oil is probably best known for its use in Italian food, it is also commonly used as an essential oil. Oregano oil is additionally known for its health benefits and is great for fighting against certain types of bacteria, relieving inflammation and pain, and is also great for massage therapy. It can be taken orally or applied to the skin.
Depending on the condition being treated, oregano essential oil can be taken either by mouth or applied to the skin. Oregano essential oil should always be diluted because of its strong concentration.
- On the skin: To treat skin conditions or infections, you can dilute the oregano oil using olive oil at a concentration of 1 teaspoon (5ml) and then apply.
- Under the tongue: You can also take oregano oil under the tongue. Simply dilute with olive oil (one drop of oregano oil for every drop of olive oil. Add one to three drops of the combined oils under your tongue, hold it there for a few mintutes, and then rinse with water.
- Orally: If you decide to take oregano oil orally, simply add a couple drops into a cup (237 ml) of water, gargle and then swallow.
Oregano Essential Oil Recipes
With one of our high-quality extraction kits from OilExTech, you can try extracting oregano essential oil yourself in the comfort of your own home! This highly concentrated oil can be diluted with olive or coconut oil, and applied topically or taken orally.
Check out our oregano oil recipes for some great ideas!
EssenEx® 100A (Advanced) Essential Oil Extraction Kit$229.00
The EssenEx® 100A Essential Oil Home Extraction Kit is the world’s fastest extraction kit. This patented product, developed at Oregon State University, uses the same technique found in traditional steam distillation but works through your home microwave! The outcome? More convenient and higher quality essential oil made right in your home in just 6 minutes! Whether you use essential oils for medicinal, therapeutic, culinary, or other purposes, you can save time and money with this revolutionary product.
This kit includes everything you need to extract separate and store your own essentials you grow in your garden. Each time you use your extractor you will yield up to 3.5 g of oil depending on the plant material and 7-9 oz. of hydrosol. One run uses 50-100+g (1/8 – ¼ lbs) of plant material.
The 100A (Advanced) includes Ice Molds, Stands and Insulators to improve Ice core (condenser) along with a Silicone Insulator Pad and Packaging Design to allow you to easily store product when not in use.
EssenEx® 100E (Economy) Essential Oil Extraction Kit$199.00
The EssenEx® 100E Essential Oil Home Extraction Kit is the same device as the EssenEx100A but with only two Ice Mold Sets and fewer pipettes and vials.
EssenEx®-300 Essential Oil Extraction Kit
The EssenEx®-300, inspired from customers wanting a higher capacity, triples the botanical volume capacity while at only costing about twice as much. It is a smart investment for entrepreneurs making soaps, creams and other care products, aroma therapists and folks that have a fragrance farm store such as many lavender growers. This is also a great option for home schools and K-12 chemistry labs. It is larger than the 100, and requires a microwave with a vertical clearance of no less than 9.5 inches (240mm).
EssenEx® 100A (Advanced) Essential Oil Extraction Kit – 2 Pack (Save $20)$438.00
A Special 2-Pack of our Newest and most popular unit! Two (2) EssenEx® 100A (Advanced) packaged together, with a $20 discount. On top of that, you will save money on shipping cost per unit as well! Packaged individually in one shipping box therefore reducing the cost of shipping per unit.
EssenEx® 100 Series Educator’s Parts Kit$50.00
Sometimes, things break. If you are an Educator, and if it is in the middle of class time and you have a bunch of young active minds watching, it would be great to have the repair parts you need! This kit has the items that are hard to find easily, could break, or get lost.
Advanced Ice Mold Kit for EssenEx® 100A (Backward Compatible with EssenEx® 100)$50.00
Ice Core Molds & Stands for the EssenEx® 100A. The Advanced Ice Mold is an upgraded design of the original EssenEx® 100 and is backward compatible. Extra Ice Cores are key for those interested in doing multiple extractions per day. This kit has Five Complete Sets, and one Silicone pad. Each set includes a stand, Ice Mold, Ice pin with anchor nut, white separator disk and white foam insulator. After 24 hours in the freezer the White Insulator Foam and Separator Disk are removed, and it is screwed into the knob above the lid. Then the clear ice mold is removed and you are ready to condense. The Disk & Insulator recess into the Ice Mold to “center” the Ice Core Pin within the mold.
7″ Diameter Silicone Pad$5.00
The silicone pad (1) is to be used under the extractor in the microwave. The silicone pad and extractor can then be taken out and set safely on the counter. When ordering you can leave a preference of color; orange, yellow, green, or lavender, in the Order Notes on the checkout page.
Pipettes 1ml (Set of 10 – Universal Part)$1.50
Non-sterile, disposable low density polyethylene pipettes. Perfect for transferring oils and liquids between vials or to measure out oil by drop count. Pipettess are re-usable but it is recommended to have a designated pipette for each oil you extract and transfer to vials.
1 mL Graduated Transfer Pipettes, 1/4 mL grads
Pack of 10
Pipettes 3ml (Set of 10 – Universal Part)$2.00
Non-sterile, disposable low density polyethylene pipettes. Perfect for transferring oils and liquids between vials or to measure out oil by drop count. Pipettes are re-usable but it is recommended to have a designated pipette for each oil you extract and transfer to vials.
3mL Graduated Transfer Pipettes, 1/2 mL grads
Pack of 10