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Oregano essential oil promotes a feeling of strength and stability. Oregano has strong antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Oregano essential oil balances the metabolism, strengthens the vital centers of the body, and is an immune stimulant. In the respiratory tract, oregano is useful for treating chronic bronchitis, respiratory infections, pneumonia, pulmonary tuberculosis, colds, and flu. Dilute well and avoid during pregnancy.
Which Oregano should I choose?
Both Oregano and Oregano Wild are the same species. Oregano Wild is harvested in the wild rather than cultivated for use. There are those who believe that wild-crafted oils (and herbals) are stronger and more medicinal than cultivated ones. I have found that growing conditions vary from place to place in both cultivated beds and in the wild. The differences in quality may have more to do with the conditions under which the harvested plants grew rather than whether or not the plant grew wild or was cultivated. In a Biblical sense, when man left Eden he was given dominion over the earth and expected to till, cultivate, and improve it somewhat. Good essential oil growers are careful to grow the most vital and therapeutic plants possible. Their livelihood and reputation depend on their ability to optimize the medicinal value of their products.
Oregano Wild Essential Oil
|Ingredient In:||LeDeliverance, LeEndoRelief, LeSimplicity, LeStefanie|
|Available In:||Essential Oil, Tincture, Dry Herb Pack|
|Botanical Name:||Origanum vulgare|
|Country of Origin:||Turkey|
|Extraction Method:||steam distilled|
|Aroma:||Oregano is not pleasant diffused by itself.|
|Cautions:||Should be avoided or used very cautiously during pregnancy. Can cause extreme skin irritation if applied repeatedly without dilution. Should be used with a little bit of caution when diffused. Probably too strong for use in baths. Be sure to dilute well when applying to the body.|