Description. Oregano herb contains volatile oils, tannins, ascorbic acid. Oregano is usually thought of as a culinary herb, but it has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Oregano is a powerful antiseptic; it also has calming, diuretic, cholagogic properties. Use. Oregano is very useful for indigestion, bloating, flatulence, coughs, urinary problems, bronchial problems, headaches, swollen glands, and to promote menstruation. It is also used to relieve fevers, diarrhea, vomiting, and jaundice. Unsweetened tea can be used as a gargle or mouthwash. Externally, Oregano leaves can be pounded into a paste. This paste can then be used for pain from rheumatism, swelling, itching, aching muscles, and sores. For tired joints and muscles, put a handful of Oregano leaves in a coffee filter, mesh bag, or cheesecloth bag and run steaming bath water over it. Allow it to steep in the tub with you as you relax in the warm, fragrant water.
Attention! Do not take oregano while being pregnant.
Attention! Before using any herbal products, make sure that you have full knowledge of how the herb works and any adverse reaction it may cause.