Various species of orgianum are grown worldwide, with the main regions of production of oil being in Russia, Eastern Europe and Spain. The oil, which is known to be a skin irritant, is produced by steam distillation of the dried flowering herb.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors green, herbal, camphor, woody, thyme
Common Applications citrus, herbal, woody, forest, rosemary
Appearance Yellow brown or dark brownish liquid
Optical Rotation -3.0 to +3.0
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.5000 - 1.5200
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.935 - 0.960
Flash Point ℃ 76°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.