Origanum Vulgare is an herbal plant commonly known as Oregano. The oil extracted from this herb is called Oregano Oil. This oil has many medical benefits. It has strong antiseptic and aroma properties. Find the health benefits of Oregano Essential Oil for skin, hair, and body.
Nutrients Values of Oregano Oil
|Protein||11 g 5%|
|Total Fat||25 g|
|Dietary Fiber||8 g|
|Pantothenic acid||921 mg|
|Vitamin A||6903 IU|
|Vitamin E||86 mg|
|Vitamin C||50 mg|
|Vitamin K||7 µg|
Benefits of Oregano Oil
1. Prevent Infection
According to the research (1). Oregano Oil helps to protect from bacterial infections like:
- Skin Infection
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Food Poisoning
According to Study, By the antimicrobial properties of Oregano Oil, helps to prevent Staphylococcus Aureus Infection. (2)
2. Promotes Digestion
It helps to promote digestion by releasing enzymes. Which break down food into full form and helps for nutrients absorption. It improves digestion for good health. One of the best benefits of Oregano Essential Oil.
3. Weight Loss and Lower Cholesterol
Oregano Oils is acts for natural immune booster. Carvacrol is the active ingredient present it helps to lower cholesterol in mice, which fed in the High-Fat. (3) This help for lower cholesterol level and reduced weight.
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4. Prevent Cancer
It helps to prevent cancer with its anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic effects.
5. Healthy Gut
Oregano Oil helps the gut from damage and prevent Leaky Gut(4) and gastrointestinal disease. The symptoms like bloating and diarrhea are commonly caused by bt gut parasites.
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Other Health Benefits of Oregano Oil
- To Treat Allergies
- For Balanced Mood
- Treat Cold
- Cough and Bronchitis
- Ear Infection
- For Food Preservation
- Liver Health
- Yeast Infection
- If you take high concentration it may irritate to the skin
- Pregnancy women should consult a doctor before using it