Oregano Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Oregano essential oil has made its way into cookbooks, cleaning cabinets, and supplements because it's one of the most versatile and powerful essential oils.

Oregano oil possesses a high concentration of both carvacol and thymol, two phenol chemicals with cleansing properties. Oregano oil uses both components to its advantage, possessing powerful cleansing and antioxidant properties

Oregano Oil Uses and Benefits

  1. For a quick and easy all-purpose cleaner, put 10 drops of Oregano essential oil into a 16-ounce spray bottle with water. This simple spray is great for surfaces and countertops, even natural stone. 
  2. Support a healthy immune system. Put two drops of Oregano essential oil in a veggie capsule. Oregano can be taken more frequently when seasonal threats are high or as needed to further boost immunity and healthy respiratory function..
  3. Add a little flavor to your favorite Italian cuisine. Oregano oil is spicy and herbaceous and will add the perfect hint of flavor to spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, soup, dips, roasts, and much more. When your Italian recipes call for ground oregano, simply replace it with Oregano essential oil. One drop of Oregano essential oil can replace one tablespoon of ground oregano. 
  4. Support your body with antioxidants and promote a healthy response to oxidation and free-radicals, take Oregano oil internally by putting two drops into a veggie capsule and ingesting.
  5. Oregano and Peppermint. In a recent study, researchers reported that, Oregano and Peppermint oil worked better when used together. The combined effect is greater than the effects of the individual substance on their own. 

Caution: When applied topically, Oregano oil should always be diluted with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil.

Oils that blend well with Oregano

Peppermint, Lavender, Basil, Rosemary, Bergamot, Cypress, Cedarwood, and Melaleuca (Tea Tree) essential oils for diffusion.

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