Oregano

Common names:

  • Oregano

 

Essential components:

  • Carvacrol
  • Thymol

 

Properties:

  • Antiviral
  • Antibacterial
  • Antioxidant

 

Summary:

  • Oregano is known for its use as a cooking herb, but it also has antioxidant, immune boosting, and antimicrobial properties that make it great for fighting off and preventing sickness. 

 

Uses:

  • Extract
  • Herbal tea
  • Essential oil

 

Precautions:

  • Can be a skin irritant if oil is not properly diluted for skin use.