What makes oregano a valuable herb is oregano oil. It is an essential oil full of important substances, with carvacrol and thymol being those which attribute to its antiseptic properties. This is an exceptional essential oil, able to counteract a wide range of microbes, fungi, bacteria, and viruses. Studies have proven that it acts effectively in reducing blood sugar levels while manifesting a great antioxidant activity in the oxidation of lipoproteins in the blood serum. It is also suitable for psoriasis, fungal, and skin infection. If you have an allergy to bee or wasp stings, apply topically. Also, it relieves lung and respiratory problems.
As a decoction, boil a teaspoon of oregano for a couple of minutes. Strain and drink while warm. Add honey if desired.
As an infusion, place a teaspoon of oregano in a hot cup full of water. Allow it to sit for ten minutes. Strain and drink while still warm. Add honey if desired.
External use: An oregano decoction in bathtub water can soothe and stimulate (boil 100grms of oregano in 1 liter of water).
Essential oil: Pour 3-4 drops in a tablespoon of honey, 2-3 times a day. This essential oil is used to produce soap bars and toothpaste.
Nowadays, it is considered one of the most remarkable anticancer substances in foods showing a strong hindrance to hepatic metastasis..
It protects our body from the cold and the flu, even the H1N1 type. Appropriate for all health problems such as all types of influenzas – seasonal and viral – hepatitis, encephalitis, ear infections, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatism, allergies, asthma, pneumonia, and sinusitis.
Lab research has established that it is a very effective and natural antibiotic – in many cases better than chemical antibiotics – causing no side effects. Moreover, unlike chemical antibiotics, oregano oil kills gems without allowing them to become resistant to it.
Another significant oregano property is its powerful antioxidant substances. Thus, when added to food it can protect it from oxidation. Also, it protects the human body from nitrosamines, which are carcinogens.