Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Parts Used: Leaves Country of Origin: Mediterranean
Aroma: Earthy, Musty, Green, Hay and Minty
Oregano is a flowering plant in the mint family. The uses of oregano oil are abundant. Research shows Oregano is known to kill viruses especially those that involve the respiratory system. Numerous anti-viral, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and anti-aging properties. Studies have found that oregano essential oil, especially from the leaves of the oregano plant, has strong antioxidant properties. The researchers noted the traditional use of oregano oil in treating fevers and respiratory issues which are both associated with the flu. Some additional benefits to include but not limited to are;
Stimulant, Sedative and Powerful
Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal and Anti-parasitic
Used to treat Ringworm, Athlete’s Foot and Warts
May aid in gut health for both humans and swine by killing gut parasites
Used as a cooking spice especially in Italian dishes
Assists in preventing Coccidiosis and Avian Flu in Chickens and Ducks
Oil Specific: Oregano may cause an allergic reaction in people who have an allergy to plants in the Lamiaceae family, which includes, Basil, mint, rosemary, sage, savory, marjoram, oregano, hyssop, thyme, lavender and perilla. Always dilute with any application suggestions. Internal usage should be kept to no more than a week. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization. Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, please consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Possible skin sensitivity. Do not apply to sensitive tissues. Not intended for children six years of age or younger.
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