Oregano (Origanum Vulgare)

The buzz is immune support so what is the best thing for you to do to support? Diet of course is the base of all wellness success but a great supplemental support plan will help greatly.  Oregano should be a part of everyone's backyard garden, countertop herb planting and essential oil wellness collection.  Why? Because of the powerful antioxidant, antiviral and antibacterial properties found in Oregano's essential oil. Essential oils are a plants volital organic liquids which are  molecules comprised of hyrdogens, carbons and oxygen.  Oregano's strength comes from the large amount of Carvacrol, a Monoterpene Phenol, "one of the most potent plant essential oil components possessing antimicrobial effects and know for their wide bioactive spectrum" (1).  For example, when tested against common infectious microbes, researchers found that oregano oil kills Salmonella, e. coli and serveral types of Staph infections.  Oregano and Oregano essential oil are also powerful for immune system support (2).

There are many ways to enjoy the benefits of Oregano essential oil.  Add the fresh or dried leaf to any soup, sauce, salad or pasta.  The options are endless.  It is also mighty nice to enjoy the Certified Pure Therapuetic Grade Essential Oregano Oil from doTerra.  doTerra offers many ways to enjoy Oregano's health benefits.  Add a drop of Oregano essential oil to your recipe, add a drop to your water or even add a drop to a veggie capsule and swallow.  You can diffuse or add a drop to a carrier oil to rub on the bottom of your feet.

As a doTerra Wellness Advocate let me guide you on how you can best use doTerra's Oregano Essential Oil as well as other available oils. More information is available at: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/cavechick Enjoy the short video.

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1 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25681060
2 Herbal Remedies, 2017 pg 53 Kim Erikson