Oregano Hydrolat

£12.04 £57.60

Calming and antiseptic

Hydrolats are gentle and effective. Aromatic waters or Hydrolats are waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils.



Oregano | Latin name: Origanum compactum | Aromatic waters by distillation of Flowering Herb | Plant family: Lamiaceae

Oregano a hardy, bushy, perennial herb up growing up to 90cm high. with a hairy stem and dark ovate leaves with pink-purple flowers. It is a common garden plant with a strong aroma especially when the leaves get bruised. Native to Europe now cultivated all over the world.

Hydrolats, aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils. Hydrolats are gentle and effective, containing only the most water-soluble chemicals from the plant material, also microscopic drops of the essential oils.


Cuts, bruises, wounds, Digestive health, Urinary and renal infections, Immune system booster, Mouth sores, gum and tooth infections, sore throats, candidiasis, vaginitis, pruritus and similar conditions.

Hydrolat Properties and Meanings 

Methods of Use

Skin Treatments
Use hydrolats as cleansers, toners, to make masks and for facial spritzers.  Either use 50/50 with purified water or undiluted.

Room Freshener
Spray liberally around pets, cooking areas, bedrooms and other areas of your environment.  Particularly useful in the office to help prevent the spread of disease.

Mouthwash & Gargle
Dilute 1:10 for children and 1:4 for adults for gargles and mouthwashes to help strengthen gums, freshen breath, relieve sore throats, ulcers, thrush and toothache.

Add up to 100mls to an adult bath and 50mls to a child’s bath.  Hydrolats can also be used in sitz baths for thrush, candida, haemorrhoids, constipation, vaginal spasm and other complaints.

Soak a cloth in hydrosol and compress to the area being treated.  For a cold compress use a cold cloth and for hot, use a hot cloth.  Wrap up the area with plastic film and leave for 30 minutes.  A hot or cold water bottle can be used to enhance the effects.

Health Drink
To help promote a healthy, balanced body, dilute 200mls of hydrolat into 1 litre of water and drink throughout the day.  Also suitable for babies and children in smaller amounts, up to 500mls per day.

Safety Data & MSDS


Oregano Hydrolat MSDS
Hydrolat Safety & Information 

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