Oregano oil is considered a Hot Oil. It’s one of the most potent and powerful essential oils and has been used for centuries in traditional health practices for its cleansing and immune-boosting properties.
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The primary chemical components of Oregano are carvacol and thymol, both in the phenols group, which possess cleansing and antioxidant properties.
Due to its high phenol content, caution should be taken when inhaling or diffusing Oregano; only one to two drops is needed. Additionally, Oregano should be diluted with fractionated coconut oil when applied to the skin.
One drop taken daily can help maintain healthy immune function; Oregano can be taken more frequently when seasonal threats are high or as needed to further boost immunity.
In addition to being a popular cooking spice, Oregano supports healthy digestion by promoting the secretion of digestive juices. Oregano also acts as an enhancer and equalizer in essential oil blends and can help support healthy respiratory function when taken internally.
Essential Oregano Oil may help with the following:
- antifungal, capable of killing a variety of fungi, including candida albicans
- antioxidant powers
- arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatism, and other related problems
- athletes foot
- bacterial infections and parasites
- bee stings, insect bites and venomous bites, immediate relief from
- dandruff, diaper rash, cradle cap
- diarrhea and intestinal gas
- digestive problems, aids digestion and stimulates the production of bile
- immune system boost
- migraine headaches
- muscle aches and pains
- nail fungus
- respiratory problems, i.e. asthma, hay fever, candida in the lungs, etc.
- sinus and nose problems
- skin disorders and rashes
- sore throat
- thrush (white coating in the mouth, which is candida)
USES • Take one drop daily to maintain healthy immune function. • Add one to two drops to a veggie capsule to support healthy respiratory function.
Put one drop in place of dried oregano in spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, or on a roast. • Put 10 drops in a 16-ounce spray bottle with water for a surface cleaner.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the essential oil diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Dilute one to two drops with fractionated coconut oil then apply to desired area. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.