Wild oregano oil as a medicine is known since ancient times and it has a good reputation for its healing properties. Ancient Babylonians especially appreciated oregano oil and used it to treat lung and heart diseases.
There are more than 40 different species of oregano. In our kitchen as culinary herb we usually use ‘Origanum Vulgare’ and that is whole different thing from wild oregano (Minutiflorum Origanum), which is one of the plants used for oregano oil production and is considered to be healthiest and strongest kind of wild oregano.
Wild oregano plant are harvested when their oil content is at its highest and then they are distilled. Oregano oil contains two powerful compounds, thymol who has very powerful antiseptic and antifungal properties and carvacrol, an ingredient which has very strong antibacterial properties and is very effective against many bacterias.
There are many different types of oregano oil. Wild oregano oil “Minutiflorum Origanum” contains 90% of the active ingredient of an active healing substance carvacrol and is considered to be the most healing kind.
Today oregano oil is one of the most powerful natural antiseptic and antibiotic cures. Believe it or not, modern tests come to the data that is oil of oregano as an effective tool against many infections and even stronger from modern antibiotics. This oil is effective against different types of bacteria, fungi and parasites such as staphylococcus, escherichia coli, pseudomonas aeruginosa, listeria, candida, typhoid, cholera, urinary tract infection, skin infections etc.
Besides killing bacteria and its effectiveness even against antibiotic-resistant ones, oregano oil has a strong antiviral effect and effectively protects against flu, colds, measles, mumps and rashes. Evidence about the healing properties of oregano has more.
- Use 3 times 1 to 4 drops per day (maximum 12 caps per day, never in one dose).
- Always mix from 1 to 4 drops with a spoon of olive or some other edible oil.
- Do not use for more than 15 to 20 days. Then make a break of 10 or more days.
- Never use on genitals and anus.
- Children up to 3 years of age, pregnant women and breastfeeding should not use oil
- Avoid direct inhalation of unrefined oil.
- Always avoid eye contact with your eyes.
- Avoid contact with undamaged oil with the skin.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Keep it in a dry, cold and dark place
Precautions and Warnings:
- If you accidentally swallow more than recommended daily dose, drink a lot of cold water and consult your doctor.
- If oregano oil comes into contact with your eyes, rinse your eyes with cold water and seek medical help.
- If the undiluted oil comes into contact with skin rinse with soap and water.
- This product is not recommended for pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under the age of three years old.
- Possible side effects of products are: slowing reabsorption of iron from the intestine, short-term and transient rapid pulse and palpitations (in people who are sensitive to spicy food).
- If you experience any problems while using wild oregano oil, stop using it and visit consult your doctor.
Wild oregano oil is very strong, as to the manner of dosage for oral use is recommended caution and strict adherence to medical advice and method of use. Always follow advice from a healthcare professional and never start oregano oil without consulting with your doctor or physician first.