Oregano essential oil is steam distilled from the tender green leaves of the purple flowering herb Origanum vulgare. It displays a reviving warm, herbaceous, spicy-sweet and peppery aroma.
Oregano oil contains two powerful compounds, carvacrol and thymol, both of which have been shown in studies to have strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. Carvacrol has a wide range of uses, from treating allergies and bacterial infections to protecting the skin.
Uses of Oregano Oil
Helps cleanse the body and surrounding environment of unwanted microbial activity. Oregano oil is a fantastic oil for healthy lung support when one is dealing with a cold or flu. Oregano essential oil is also known to support and boost immune function and help regulate menstruation. It is packed with powerful antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and analgesic properties and is great for use to treat many infections. Due to its high concentration of antioxidants, oregano essential oil can also help reduce oxidative damage and aid in the prevention of mutagenesis, carcinogenesis and aging due to its free radical scavenging activities.
Emotionally and energetically, oregano essential oil is warming and calming. This essential oil pleasantly stimulates the nervous system and often provides an overall sense of well-being. Oregano oil promotes emotional healing, reflection and introspection, especially in times of situational anxiety and depression.
How to use
Drip 5-10 drops into aromatherapy, add to water in a lit aromatherapy bottle.
Mix 3-6 drops of oil with 1dcl of milk or a spoonful of honey and add to the bath.
This is a cosmetic product, not for internal use.