Oregano e.o. – 30 ml
The Oregano e.o. (essential oil) is extracted from the plant’s leaves. It has a warm and herbal smell to it. It also has a spicy scent.
Aside from being used in culinary preparations, the Oregano e.o. also has medicinal uses. Some of its properties include:
Its disinfectant and antibacterial traits have been used throughout history. These were first recognized in Ancient Greece. It was often used for treating bacterial infections on skin and wounds. It was even used on food. When used on food, it protected it from bad bacteria.
Aside from the medicinal traits mentioned above, the Oregano e.o. can also act as an expectorant. This can help the respiratory system. More specifically, it relieves the respiratory tracts and sinuses of mucus buildup. It also acts as a soothing balm for sore throat. This is due to its anti-inflammatory traits.
Speaking of its anti-inflammatory traits, the Oregano e.o. can be used internally or externally. When applied topically, it can aid in reducing redness of the skin. It can also help in the relief of pain caused by muscle-related ailments. These include pain caused by arthritis or injury.
One of the most famed traits of this oil is it being an antioxidant. Being an antioxidant, it protects the body from damages caused by free radicals. Free radicals are byproducts of the body that are produced when we create more energy. These can also be acquired from pollution. What free radicals do is it can harm the cells, and possibly even the DNA. The Oregano e.o. can help prevent such damages from happening.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant.