The Oregano oil is derived from the leaves and flowers of oregano (Origanum vulgare), by the process of steam distillation. It has potent antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-parasitic properties. We highly recommend adding this oil as one more complementary healing tool in your arsenal.
It is important to know that some people may experience an upset stomach when ingesting oregano oil (even the herb itself). Those allergic to plants from the Lamiaceae family (mint, lavender, sage, and basil) should also avoid this oil.
This product is 100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil.
These are the most known potential benefits that Oregano may have:
- A natural antibiotic.
- Help lower cholesterol.
- Powerful Antioxidant.
- Improve gut health.
- Help you lose weight.
- Could relieve pain.
- Could help treat yeast infections.
What it does for you
Oregano Essential oil is an effective natural antibiotic and antifungal. It may also help you lose weight and lower cholesterol levels. This oil is high in phenols, natural phytochemical compounds with beneficial antioxidant effects:
Thymol: natural fungicide with antiseptic properties.
Carvacrol: the most active components of oregano oil, it has antimicrobial, antitumor, antimutagenic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antiparastic properties.
Rosmarinic acid: An antioxidant that prevents free radical damage and has shown promise in treating allergic asthma.
PubMed Central, a highly respected database from the National Institutes of Health, gives us more information about some of the different studies regarding the heath benefits of Oregano and its components:
- Minimum inhibitory concentration and mode of action of Oregano.
- Studies have shown that oregano oil may help lower cholesterol.
- Antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds in selected herbs.
- Oregano oil has been found to be effective against 5 types of Candida.
- Studies also show that oregano may benefit gut health.
- Antinociceptive Effect of Aqueous Extract of Origanum vulgare.
- Carvacrol prevents diet-induced obesity by modulating gene expressions.