Oil of Oregano

Oil of Oregano

Oregano oil and Oregano oil Benefits

Oregano oil is grown wild in many Mediterranean countries,

Greece and Spain produce the best. In ancient Greece, oregano oil was used to help heal respiratory problems, bites and wounds. Oregano oil is toxic to certain fungi (candidiasis) and parasites.

oregano oil uses

Oregano oil is an important medicinal oil that has been used in medicine for thousands of years. The Internet claims a number of potential healthy oregano oil benefits. Hildegard’s Medicine Book, Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) has over 12,000 remedies for oregano oil.

Origanum Compactum and origanum vulgare are the main sources of oregano oil. Origanum, belongs to the mint family (Lamiaceae).

Oregano oil is produced using a steam process that protects the healing characteristics of oregano.
Antibacterial properties;

Clinical studies reveal that Oregano oil has antimicrobial characteristics that out-perform some of the top antimicrobial antioxidants such as; Cinnamon, clove, thyme, peppermint, and mountain savory.

Researchers have found that Origanum vulgare essential oil was effective against strains of Listeria monocytogenes, a food pathogen . Oregano oil is essential oil’s heavy artillery, as an Antibacterial, antioxidant & aromatherapy agent.

Oregano oil is a powerful antimicrobial, because it contains an essential compound called carvacol.

The Journal of Nutrition revealed that Oregano oil had 3 to 20 times higher concentrations of antioxidants than the other herbs studied, and is four times more potent than blueberries.
Oregano contains: calcium, vitamin E, manganese, iron, fiber, typtophan and omega fatty acids. Oregano oil is also a great source of Vitamin K, an important vitamin that maintains bone density, promotes bone growth, and production of proteins necessary for blood clotting.

Oregano is used for respiratory disorders such as asthma, bronchitis, croup, and coughs. Other uses include treating menstrual cramps and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

In Europe, oil of oregano is taken by mouth for intestinal parasites, flu sinus pain and earaches. Oregano is applied topically for athlete’s foot, acne, dandruff, warts, ringworm, canker sores, fever blisters (herpes) rosacea, gum disease, insect bites, toothaches, tick and spider bites.

Oregano oil fights against viruses, fungi, bacteria,

intestinal worms, parasites and aids digestion by increasing bile flow.

Oregano essential oil contains strong immune-enhancing and antioxidant properties

and supports the immune system and respiratory system.

Oregano oil can cause extreme skin irritation (dilution is highly recommended with olive oil). Do not inhale directly from the bottle, please be cautious. Oregano can usually be applied undiluted to the soles of the feet or palms of the hand. All other applications should be diluted to at least 20%, test on a small area before covering large areas of skin!

The Best place to Buy Oregano Oil is from a reputable company that has a satisfaction guarantee.

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