Monday, November 4, 2013

The Many Health Benefits of Oregano

The Many Health Benefits of Oregano

Oregano is a plant. The leaf is used to make medicine.

Oregano is used for respiratory tract disorders such as coughs, asthmacroup, and bronchitis
It is also used for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders such as heartburn and bloating
Other uses include treating menstrual cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, urinary tract disorders including urinary tract infections (UTIs), headaches, and heart conditions.

The oil of oregano is taken by mouth for intestinal parasites, allergiessinus pain,arthritiscold and fluswine fluearaches, and fatigue. It is applied to the skin for skin conditions including acneathlete's foot, oily skin, dandruffcanker sores, warts,ringwormrosacea, and psoriasis; as well as for insect and spider bites, gum disease, toothaches, muscle pain, and varicose veins
Oregano oil is also used topically as an insect repellent.

In foods and beverages, oregano is used as a culinary spice and a food preservative.

How does it work?

Oregano contains chemicals that might help reduce cough and spasms. Oregano also might help digestion by increasing bile flow and fighting against some bacteria, viruses, fungi, intestinal worms, and other parasites.

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