Oregano is an herb that has many beneficial properties. Typical used with cooking this herb packs much more punch.
Oregano has Vitamins A, C, E, and K as well as some fiber, folate, iron, magnesium, vitamin B6, calcium, and potassium. These all provide potential vitamins and nutrients your body needs.
Oregano is antifungal, antibacterial, and has been said to kill MRSA. Essential oils found in Oregano has been known to fight MRSA and aids in antibacterial properties making it useful in hand soap and disinfectants.
Oregano oil has been has been known to be useful for upper respiratory infections, it’s anti-viral, and aids in cold or flu symptoms. By dropping a few drops in a bowl of hot water you can breathe over it and it will relieve your cold or flu symptoms and it will release the mucus in your throat.
It aids in the relief of urinary tract infection and yeast infection. Since its antifungal properties it reduces the chances of fungus growing. It not only fights against bacterial infections in the bladder but in the colon, and other parts of the body. It aids in the fight against typhoid, cholera, sores, skin infections, and temporary problems like food poisoning.
Athlete’s Foot – Nail Fungus
Try soaking your feet in a basin of the water and oil to relief athlete’s foot or nail fungus. Fights strongly against fungi and prevents fungal diseases.
You can also place oregano oil under your tongue to treat parasites and infections. Useful against measles, mumps, colds, and pox. It also helps stimulate the production of white blood cells which aids in fighting as the bodies main defense.
The antibacterial properties to oregano oil can be used to treat infections on the skin or wounds.
It also fights against bed bugs, lice, fleas, and mosquitoes. It is a natural repellent of bugs.
The antioxidants in Oregano will help with protecting against certain cancers, macular degeneration, degeneration of muscle due to aging, wrinkles, loss of vision and hearing, nervous disorders, and prevents the free radicals that cause disease.
These are just some of the benefits of Oregano oil. It has many more benefits that are not even listed here. Oregano oil is a very good essential oil to have in your home medical kit.