Oregano is a well-known ingredient in Italian cuisine. This flowering plant, originally from Europe, flavors many dishes today. It gained its popularity in ancient Greece, where it was used primarily for medical purposes. Old records teach us that this fragrant plant extracts oil that is full of antioxidants and other compounds that have been proven to have health benefits.
How to use oregano oil
Oregano oil comes in the form of a liquid or capsule. It is available in almost every health food store or pharmacy. And you can order it online. Depending on the manufacturer, the dose of medicinal substances also varies. When applied topically, it is important to dilute only one to two drops of oil with olive oil, and then apply to the skin.
In moderation, oregano oil may not be harmful, but it may interfere with certain medications. Easily available – and with a lot of benefits. Here are some of them:
Oregano oil in the fight against skin and intestinal bacteria
Interestingly, oregano oil contains phenols, thymols and terpenoids, which are more than useful in the fight against various bacteria, parasites and toxins. And it is these compounds that can help boost the immune system and suppress annoying bacteria that appear in the skin or in the small and large intestine. Thanks to the high level of its healing properties, oregano oil is an excellent remedy against staphylococci, E. coli and similar strains of bacteria that multiply quickly and excessively. Even when it comes to chronic bacterial problems like Sibo syndrome, oregano oil can help. It will successfully prevent diarrhea and bloating caused by intestinal parasites, but also the problems caused by leaking intestines.
Oregano oil as a powerful agent in the fight against candida
Excessive growth of fungi in the intestines, oral cavity, vagina, legs or any other place – leads to various discomforts. Thanks to thymol, oregano oil is an effective remedy against most fungal infections, especially those of the genus Kandide.
Oregano oil as a powerful antioxidant
It is known that stress leads to faster cell death and can play a role in certain diseases such as arthritis, cancer, heart problems and the like. Oregano oil is a powerful agent that protects the body from free radicals by preventing aging. According to research – it was discovered that it contains up to 30 times higher dose of antioxidants than St. John’s wort, thyme, apple or blueberry. This makes it a fantastic tool in the fight against lung and breast cancer.
Oregano oil reduces inflammatory processes and heals wounds
The anti-inflammatory properties of oregano oil are also known. Some studies show promising results when it comes to inflammatory processes in which swelling is visible. Diluted oregano oil applied to the skin can help wounds heal faster and protect against infection.
Oregano oil reduces pain and acts like an antibiotic
Scientific research has shown that oregano oil can relieve pain and bring physical relief. Like antibiotics, it is effective in various infections of the urinary and respiratory tract, but also poisoning.
Helps with weight loss
If you would like to lose weight, oregano oil can definitely help you with that. The catch is in breaking down fat and lowering cholesterol. According to studies, taking this oil after a meal reliably contributes to a healthier lifestyle.
Source: Portal o ekonomiji by www.economy.rs.
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