Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano Essential Oil has been used for thousands of years, its amazing healing benefits make it one of the most popular essential oils.
Oregano essential oil is an excellent immunity booster, and works wonders when used topically for skin, parasitic and fungal infections. It also helps to aid digestion, can alleviate severe allergy and menstrual symptoms and more! Find out more below.
#1 Upset stomach
There can be many causes of an upset stomach, such as indigestion, a bacterial infection, excess acid, bloating and more. Oregano oil has shown to be effective against several strains of bacteria such as E.coli and Salmonella.
How to use: Add 1-2 drops of therapeutic-grade oregano essential oil to a warm cup of tea (lemon or peppermint tea work well) and sip on it to aid digestion after a big, heavy meal.
Being a natural anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory and a mild sedative oregano essential oil helps to reduce the way the body reacts to allergens.
How to use: Add a few drops of oregano oil to a bowl of boiling water, place a towel over your head and breathe in the strong vapors for 5-10 minutes.
The antiseptic and antibacterial medicinal properties of oregano essential oil can work wonders for those who suffer from acne.
How to use: Add 2-3 drops of oregano oil to a little water. Soak a cotton ball with the blend and dab onto acne lesions.
Oregano oil is rich in thymol, a compound with excellent anti-fungal properties. In fact certain studies have shown that oregano oil is as effective in treating fungus.
How to use: For internal yeast infections, add 2-3 drops of oregano oil to an edible carrier oil such as olive or coconut oil and take it sublingually (under your tongue).
Warts can also spread to other areas of the body so dealing with them as quickly as you can is recommended. Oregano essential oil can work very well to burn off warts due to its high concentration of carvacrol.
How to use: Mix 3-4 drops of oregano essential oil with 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil such us neem oil. Apply the blend with a clean cotton swab 4-5 times a day
#6 Arthritis, joint and muscle pain
Oregano essential oil, being a power anti-inflammatory, can penetrate the skin and go deep into the joints to help relieve pain and inflammation and help increase mobility.
How to use: Mix 5-7 drops of oregano essential oil with 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil such us moringa oil. Rub and massage the blend into the affected joints 2-3 times daily.
If you find yourself getting sick year after year during cold and flu season, oregano oil can help boost your immunity.
How to use: Add several drops of oregano oil in your diffuser and breathe in the powerful medicinal vapors. This is great to boost your immunity during cold and flu season.