Oil Of Oregano: A Powerhouse For The Alternative Medicine Cabinet

Oregano oil is the ultimate antibiotic as it has eight times more antioxidants than apples and 3 times as much as berries. It is a powerful herb with unique healing properties. Due to antioxidants are needed to protect the body from free radicals, oregano oil makes it the most potent plant oil in the world. It has been used by the Ancient Greeks for medical purposes like a powerful antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic and antifungal properties as well as a remedy for pain, inflammation, and illnesses connected to respiratory and digestive systems.

The ultimate antibiotic

The essential oil of oregano is a mineral density powerhouse containing calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, copper, boron, manganese, vitamin C, A, and niacin. There are also 2 group of chemicals which are active healing agents and those are carvacrol and thymol which act like antiseptics and antioxidants. There are also terpenes which include pinene and terpinene which possess antiseptic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anesthetic properties. Then linalool and bonreol, long-chain alcohols which are found in oregano oil, exhibiting antiviral and antiseptic properties. Furthermore, eters include linalyl acetate and geranyl acetate that exhibit antifungal properties, while the most healing property and the most significant primary compound in oregano is carvacrol.

Not all oregano oils are created equally

Pay attention when buying it and make sure that the wild Mediterranean Oregano is either of origanum vulgare kind or Thymus capitatus that mostly grows in Spain. It needs to have the carvacrol concentration of 70% or more.

The most important thing is that oregano essential oil doesn’t create harmful strains in the body and doesn’t have any side effects like the pharmaceutical antibiotics do. It is effective against the dangerous and deadly bacteria without making any changes in the body. It will nourish the body and won’t deplete it of nutrients.

When looking statistically, people from the Mediterranean countries live longer because of the oregano which is added to most of their dishes.



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