Essential oil of oregano: where to buy it, properties, benefits, dosage, uses and many tips.
The essential oil of oregano has long been used forbenefitsthat it carries out on the whole organism. From cosmetic effects (for hair health) to anti-inflammatory and antiviral effects. Let's find out how to use it together.
Essential oil of oregano, properties and benefits
L'o.e. of oreganoit is useful for fighting dermatitis, asthma, toothache and cellulite. It countspropertyanti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial and astringent.
Due to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action, theoil essential oregano it is recommended against coughs, headaches and to soothe rheumatic pains. It is also recommended for oral cavity hygiene and for its property stimulants, to counteract digestive disorders. In case ofbad digestion, it can be taken to exploit its stamachic and stimulating action: it favors the secretion of gastric juices. Its carminative properties are useful for combating a swollen stomach, flatulence and bloating.
The combined antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties are useful in case of mycosis and psoriasis.
It has benefits on the respiratory system, in particular it thins the mucus, soothes the symptoms of asthma and chronic bronchitis.
Essential oil of oregano, dosage
For internal use, you must follow the instructions on the purchase package. In no case the o.e. of oregano should be ingested pure: it must always be diluted otherwise it could irritate the mucous membranes of the oral cavity.
This is a typical side effect of any essential oil. Essential oils are rich in active ingredients and, being so concentrated, they can be irritating to mucous membranes and skin. For this reason, no essential oil - including oregano - can be used pure.
For skin infections and to take advantage of its healing and anti-cellulite properties, you must dilute the essential oil in a carrier oil such as sweet almond oil or simple olive oil.
2 - 3 drops of o.e. are enough of oregano for each tablespoon of carrier oil used. To combat cellulite, the o.e. of oregano can act in synergy with the essential oil of carrot seeds, to be diluted in avocado oil.
For its beneficial effects on hair, the o.e. of oregano can be diluted in jojoba oil or coconut oil. For more info, I recommend reading:jojoba oil for hair.
The posology of the o.e. of oregano changes according to the effects you want to achieve. In case of difficult digestion, 2 - 3 drops of o.e. of oregano can be diluted in a glass of water and lemon to be taken after meals. The same dosage is useful in case of abdominal swelling and to counteract meteorism and flatulence.
Essential oil of oregano, where to buy it
It is not easy to find essential oils for internal use. To purchase, contact a trusted herbalist or take advantage of online sales. On Amazon, for example, a product with an excellent value for money (it is a productnatural and organic) can be bought for 14.90 euros.
For all information, please visit the dedicated page:essential oil of oregano.
Regardless of the product you buy, at the time of purchase, be sure to choose aessential oilsuitable for internal use and with a high percentage of carvacrol.
On the packaging and / or description of the product you must read the words:for internal use,or, food grade, or, ofpharmaceutical grade or again,suitable as a supplement to a diet.
Homemade oregano oil
Essential oils can be prepared at home using a semi-professional steam distiller or a modified pressure cooker! The procedure is not simple and the yields are very low: several kilograms ofOriganto get a few drops of essential oil.
It is different if you intend to obtain oil flavored with oregano. Oregano flavored oil is easy to prepare at home. For the homemade oregano oil recipe you can follow the instructions on the page:homemade flavored oil.