Oregano contains a number of healing ingredients as well as essential oil. Analyzes show that oregano has several times greater antioxidant effect than other foods, ie more than 40 times greater antioxidant effect than apples, 30 times more than potatoes, 12 times more than oranges and 4 times more than blueberries.
Oregano is a Mediterranean herb that is considered one of the most healing herbs in the world.
Oregano tea, on the other hand, regulates a number of health problems caused by a decline in immunity and blood disorders, and is especially recommended in case of bronchitis, colds, sore throats and flu. The taste is quite unusual and the strong bitterness is felt for a long time after consuming oregano tea. It is recommended to use already established doses of oregano tea, ie not to overdo it, it is best to buy oregano tea in bags from a pharmacy.
If you decide to do it yourself, it is recommended to put one to two teaspoons of oregano on 2 liters of water.
Oregano is highly valued for its oil, which is obtained from wild oregano through a special distillation process to preserve all its properties. The ancient Greeks used oregano oil to treat wounds, snake bites and respiratory ailments, and in the Middle Ages it became popular in Europe, where it was used to treat infections.
The most valuable medicinal substance in oregano oil is carvacrol, an ingredient that has a strong antibacterial effect. British scientists have confirmed that oregano oil is effective against 25 different bacteria, and most of all against most bacteria that cause infections of the colon and urinary tract, typhoid, cholera, ulcers and skin infections. In addition to killing bacteria, this oil has a strong antiviral effect, ie it effectively protects against flu and colds, and can prevent the disease even when the first symptoms appear.
Oregano oil works well against many types of bacteria, viruses and fungi that change shape and make healing difficult. The aggressive antifungal properties of oregano oil prevent stubborn infections such as candida, nail fungus and scalp. In candida the oil is drunk, and in case of nail fungus it is applied topically. In case of fungus on the scalp, it is recommended to apply a few drops of oil when shampooing.
Oregano oil contains rosemary acid, which is a powerful antihistamine and powerful antioxidant and is commonly used in the treatment of allergic reactions, bronchial asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and gingivitis, so that only inhaling the oil helps with allergies.
The antioxidant properties of oregano oil are beneficial for long-term health. They protect against free radicals and repair already damaged cells. Antioxidants are known to slow down aging, protect against cancer, prevent macular degeneration, vision and hearing loss, nerve disorders and many other diseases related to the action of free radicals.
Relieves muscle cramps and pain, helps heal injuries, tendon inflammation, etc., and its anti-inflammatory effects also make it a powerful remedy for arthritis.