Oregano oil (Origanum vulgare) is a product that must always be on hand. It should not be confused with the oils obtained by Origanum majorana or Mexican oregano (Lippia graveolens), which are also sometimes called oregano and used to prepare different dishes – a practice particularly popular in Italy.
The essential oil is obtained from the leaves by distillation, and its distinctive feature is the content of etymol and carvacrol, which can reach up to 90%.
It should be borne in mind that oregano oils are made in a variety of ways, they can have different concentrations, they are obtained with the help of solvents of different types of herbs – major, thyme, wild bergamot.
Before you start using this oil, you have to make sure it is a real oil of real oregano. Our attention should be focused because often even the products of high-quality manufacturers are fake or diluted, and such products can harm health.
And since oregano is the most powerful purifier, its strength must be commensurate and properly directed. This force is the result of carvacrolla (a highly antibacterial agent) whose concentration must be at least 70%.
Oregano oil gains its reputation and distribution in ancient Greece. It was basically an antibacterial and restorative remedy used by Hippocrates. The oregano leaves have traditionally been used to treat most respiratory and digestive disorders.
The Greeks called the origanos spice, which means “joy from the mountain.” They were the first to use the oil for medical purposes as a potent antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal agent and also as an anti-pain, inflammation and infection agent.
Oregano oil is essentially mineral because of the density and the number of minerals contained in it. It includes calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, copper, boron, manganese and vitamins C, A (beta carotene), niacin.
Oregano essential oil is a powerful antiseptic and can be used both externally and internally. It is effective in destroying a whole range of harmful bacteria. Oregano oil should only be obtained from natural plants that grow in mountain areas with clean ecology.
The wildlife is found in Greece and Turkey. It is the oil produced by these regions that is the most powerful and powerful, a real microbial counterpart and an effective analgesic drug comparable to morphine.
Most importantly, oregano oil does not form harmful strains in the body and does not cause side effects that accompany the intake of drugs and antibiotics. In addition to being effective against dangerous and even deadly bacteria, it does not cause biological changes in the body. It not only uses the body but nourishes it. To date, oregano oil is effective against all known forms of pathogenic microorganisms.
The spectrum of activity and application of oregano is very wide. It is a powerful antifungal and galloping agent. It has antibacterial activity against pathogenic microbes such as Staphylococcus aureus, colon bacillus, and listeria. Recent interest is a report that shows that carvacrol contained in the oil kills Bacillus anthracis (the anthracite agent). Oregano oil is the perfect remedy against various fungal infections of the legs. When taken internally, the product is a good remedy for colds, coughing, runny nose.
It is also effective in:
- arthritis, arthrosis, rheumatism;
- bacterial infections and parasites;
- bee sting, poisonous spiders, and snakes – the oil has the ability to neutralize the poison;
- dandruff, skin rashes and eczema;
- diarrhea and gas in the intestine;
- digestive problems: Improves digestion and stimulates the work of bile;
- eczema, psoriasis, skin diseases, and rashes;
- a headache, migraine;
- muscle pain – Improves joints and flexibility of muscles;
- breathing problems – improve the respiratory system;
- candidiasis (white spots in the mouth caused by Candida fungi);
- strengthens the immune system;
- Strengthens the energy flow to the uterus.