Oregano essential oil is extracted from fresh oregano leaves using steam distillation. It’s warm, spicy herbaceous and camphoraceous smell offers both health and culinary benefits.
Better Than Antibiotics
Did you know that this oil have shown to be more effective than antibiotics for treating or preventing various infections?
This is due to its antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and antiviral properties. All without the side effects of antibiotics.
Oregano is the super hero of essential oils
Oregano oil can treat various health conditions like fungal infections, shingles, herpes, sprains, sinus congestions, warts, arthritis pain, athlete’s foot, sore throat, Candida, cysts, and tendonitis.
It is especially useful for treating respiratory tract disorders like coughs, bronchitis, croup, asthma, and gastrointestinal problems like bloating and heartburn.
Other problems it helps treat are:
- Menstrual cramps
- Urinary tract problems like UTIs
- Heart conditions
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Seemingly with a never ending list of benefits, you can use oregano oil topically to address skin conditions such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, acne, warts, psoriasis, canker sores, ringworm, and rosacea.
Furthermore, It also helps treat conditions like varicose veins, toothaches, and gum disease. No wonder its such a popular oil.
How to Use Oregano Oil
Combine a few drops of the oil with water to make an insect spray that works at repelling mites, bed bugs, fleas, and lice.
Spraying the mixture onto kitchen countertops will also help get rid of foul odors and bacteria.
Warning: While oregano as a herb is safe for pregnant women, it is not highly encouraged during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor before use and stop if you experience any side effects like dizziness or nausea.