Oregano has significant historical recognition as the father of medicine, Hippocrates, used it as a cleansing agent in addition to digestive and respiratory support. Steam distilled, Oregano is an excellent source of powerful antioxidants – phenolic acids and flavonoids. This oil affects the Muscles and Bones, Immune and Respiratory Systems, and helps to cleanse the body.
High in antioxidant activity, Oregano contains phenolic acids and flavonoids. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use (dilute when using topically). When blended with basil, lemongrass, rosemary, geranium, fennel, or thyme, this oil enhances their properties and gives harmony between the oils. The French have used Oregano to treat mental disease, chronic rheumatism and bronchitis, asthma, and pulmonary tuberculosis.
When taken orally, combine one drop of Oregano in 1 tsp honey, 4 oz of beverage, taken in capsules, 1-2 drops under the tongue, or add to food as a flavoring. The herbaceous and sharp aroma can be diffused or inhaled directly to provide support to digestive or respiratory issues in addition to strengthening a sense of security. Be cautious when applying topically because it can cause skin irritation to affected areas or reflex points. Dilute Oregano with one drop oil to three drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil before applying.