Origanum vulgare var. gracile Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Algerian oregano European oregano Greek oregano oregano pot marjoram Russian oregano wild marjoram wintersweet

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Abortifacient
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-cadinol found in Plant (20 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant (7 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Analgesic
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antidiuretic
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Antimite
Alpha-cadinol found in Plant (20 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antiradicular
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antirhinoviral
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Antiseptic
(e)-2-hexenal found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Antitubercular
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Antitumor
Alpha-humulene found in Plant (10 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Bacteriostatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Candidistat
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carminative
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Deodorant
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Diuretic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Emetic
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Enterorelaxant
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant (7 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant (7 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Laxative
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Motor-Stimulant
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-humulene found in Plant (10 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant (7 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Pesticide
(e)-2-hexenal found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-cadinol found in Plant (20 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Delta-3-carene found in Plant (0 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (3 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Plant (50 ppm)
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (6 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Torreyol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Plant (50 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Inhibitor
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Renoirritant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant (7 ppm)
Isoborneol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Spermicide
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)
Stomachic
Beta-bisabolene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Delta-cadinol found in Plant (5 ppm)
Torreyol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Testosterone-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (7 ppm)
Tracheorelaxant
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Plant (3 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (0.5 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Vermifuge
Carvacrol found in Plant (6 ppm)
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (35 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(e)-2-hexenal Plant 0.5
(e)-beta-ocimene Plant 25
(z)-beta-ocimene Plant 20
1,8-cineole Plant 3
1-nonen-3-ol Plant 1
1-octen-3-ol Plant 2.5
2-ethyl-1-hexanol Plant 1.5
6-methyl-3-heptanol Plant 1
Alpha-cadinol Plant 20
Alpha-farnesene Plant 7
Alpha-himachalene Plant 7
Alpha-humulene Plant 10
Alpha-muurolene Plant 2
Alpha-pinene Plant 1
Alpha-terpinene Plant 1
Alpha-terpineol Plant 4
Beta-bisabolene Plant 20
Beta-bourbonene Plant 2
Beta-caryophyllene Plant 35
Beta-phellandrene Plant 1
Beta-pinene Plant 1
Camphene Plant 1
Carvacrol Plant 6
Cis-dihydrocarvone Plant 0
Cis-sabinene-hydrate Plant 0.5
Delta-3-carene Plant 0
Delta-cadinene Plant 7
Delta-cadinol Plant 5
Eo Plant 400
Gamma-cadinene Plant 0
Gamma-elemene Plant 0
Gamma-terpinene Plant 3
Geraniol Plant 0.5
Geranyl-acetate Plant 7
Germacrene-d Plant 50
Isoborneol Plant 1
Limonene Plant 2
Linalol Plant 6
Myrcene Plant 6
Nonane Plant 1
Nonanol Plant 1
P-cymen-8-ol Plant 0
P-cymene Plant 1
Patchoulane Plant 7
Sabinene Plant 7
Spathulenol Plant 2.5
Terpinen-4-ol Plant 35
Terpinolene Plant 1
Torreyol Plant 4
Trans-dihydrocarvone Plant 0
Trans-sabinene-hydrate Plant 2.5
Undecane Plant 1
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]