Wild Oil of Oregano
Benefits of Wild Oil of Oregano
There are 30 species of oregano, which is a member of the mint family. Oregano found in grocery stores is not
the same as wild oil of oregano. This medicinal grade of oregano grows wild around the world with the best grades
being grown near the Mediterranean. The active component in the oil is Carvacrol. Oil
of wild oregano has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal remedy for a variety of medical problems.
Oil of wild oregano is rich in minerals and is considered to
be one of the best sources of naturally occurring iron. It also contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc,
boron, potassium, copper and manganese. The amount of calcium found in wild oil of oregano is sixteen times the
calcium in milk. This oil is also a powerful antioxidant.
Wild oreganol as an Immune System
In European studies, wild oil of oregano has been proven to be
a very effective in boosting the body’s natural immunity.
Anti-fungal and Anti-parasitic
Oil of wild oregano also has anti-fungal properties making it effective against candida, nail
fungus and athlete’s foot. Furthermore, it has
anti-parasitic properties and is effective in treating head lice and
Laboratory tested wild oil of oregano has proven to be a strong antibiotic, whether it is used topically or
internally for any type of infection. Breathing in the vapors of this oil will also help relieve lung complaints
and coughs. It is effective on scrapes, cuts, burns, infected teeth, gums and bedsores. It is also has anti-viral
properties. Using this product daily will help prevent a cold, the flu, herpes and shingles. Warts can also be
removed by applying the oil directly on the wart.
Oregano oil also has anti-inflammatory properties and anesthetic action when applied
externally. As the oil penetrates the skin it speeds healing and gives relief. It is effective on bruises, sprains,
torn or sore muscles, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and cramps. Arthritis also responds well to this
treatment. Taking the oil internally will provide added relief from the pain of bursitis, arthritis or other
inflammatory conditions. Oregano oil is even used to neutralize stings, insect bites and venomous bites.
Food Poisoning Prevention
Frequently the news reports salmonella and E coli contaminated meats and vegetables. Using oregano oil daily
greatly reduces the risk of contracting these bacteria.
Buying a Quality Product
Look for a natural product containing Carvacrol at 62 percent or higher, and it should be listed on the bottle.
The oregano should be from a proven edible species and extracted using a natural process, such as steam
distillation. Oregano oil should also be free of chemical or pesticide residues. Oil of wild oregano treats a very
wide variety of medical problems and is well worth the purchase.