Oregano is a popular herb for a variety of ailments, and the oil of oregano offers lots of exciting benefits as well, according to the researches.
Research on Oregano Oil
Research published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology (S) found that true oil of oregano has strong anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
According to the Journal of Applied Nutrition, oil of oregano is highly effective for killing Candida. (S)
Researchers in Mexico found it possesses strong anti-parasitic actions, especially against Giardia.
As published by Sarer researchers, the antiseptic powers of oil of oregano are remarkable.
Oregano Oil Treats the Following Conditions:
1.Several types of allergies
Oregano oil contains carvacrol which have anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an effective oil to treat allergies, as allergies may caused by microorganisms and often produce inflammation.
Mix a few drops of oregano oil with a glass of juice and then ingested, and then follow up with another glass of water to wash it out to relieve the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing and itching.
2.Several bacterial infections, incuding ear infection
Ear infections can be treated effectively by rubbing oregano oil around the outside of the ear, avoid using it directly in the ear canal.
3.Insect bites and bee stings
Oregano oil has ability to relieves the pain caused by insect bites or bee stings, simply apply it to the red, swollen bites to help them recover faster.
4.Improves hair health and cures dandruff
For treating dandruff add a few drops of oregano oil to your shampoo when washing your hair. It is also well known to promote healthy hair growth and prevent hair loss.
Oregano oil has been used as a cure for upset stomach since long time. Take a few drops after meals to promote digestion.
Mix a few drops of oregano oil into 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and use the mixture onto the affected areas. This remedy works well for curing several skin disorders, such as eczema, acne and psoriasis.
7.Treats headaches and migraines
Many people use this simple remedy when a migraine attack, just 3 drops of oregano oil under the tongue, it works well while it’s really too strong. In fact when you get a headache, rub a 50/50 mixture of oregano oil and olive oil on your forehead and temples works too.
8.Works as a pain killer
Oregano oil has strong anti-inflammatory properties, it works great to relieve arthritis, sore muscles, injures, bursitis and backaches.
Oregano oil treats sore throat by killing the virus that cause the condition and also boosts the immune system to help the body defense against other infections and diseases.
For getting its benefits, mixing 1-2 drops of oregano oil with salt water and gargle the mixture some times per day.
10. Treats toothache
If you’re suffering from toothache, try rubbing oregano oil around the infected tooth, it will help kill infection and reduce the pain caused by the bacteria. If you feel it is too strong to take it directly, then place a drop of it on your toothbrush with the toothpaste when brushing, it will also improve the health of your gums.