Oregano: properties and health benefits

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Oregano, properties and health benefits. Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is not just a simple aromatic herb to use in cooking, but a real natural medicine to be used to maintain health for a long time and to prevent disease. It contains phenols, vitamins and mineral salts, among which we find iron, potassium, calcium and manganese, which make it an effective natural remedy and supplement.



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THEOrigan (Origanum vulgare) is not just a simple aromatic herb to use in the kitchen, but a real one natural medicine to be used to maintain health for a long time and for disease prevention.



Contains phenols, vitamins and mineral salts, among which we find iron, potassium, calcium and manganese, which make it an effective natural remedy and supplement. Oregano can be easily grown in the garden or in pots.

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Natural antibiotic

Oregano is a natural antibiotic, useful to protect us from respiratory diseases. Has anti-inflammatory properties, antiseptic and antispasmodic. L'essential oil contained in oregano is the most powerful natural antiseptic known so far, at least as regards the essences extracted from plants.

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Aromatherapy

Its effectiveness against it staph makes it widely used in aromatherapy, especially for the treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory tract and which can affect the bronchi, lungs and throat. Essential oil of oregano can be used for i fumigations with boiling water and bicarbonate in case of cold and stuffy nose. The best essential oil is extracted from organically grown oregano and is 100% pure.

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Antifungal properties

The analgesic properties of oregano make it an effective remedy against intestinal parasites. To play a pivotal role against mushrooms and intestinal parasites are the analgesic and antiseptic properties of this aromatic and medicinal plant. Against parasites theoregano extract, which must be taken following the instructions of an expert.

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Anti-cancer properties

Oregano has anti-cancer properties. The experts of Long Island University have highlighted the presence within oregano of a killer substance effective against prostate cancer. This aromatic herb contains a component that causes cancer cells to self-destruct. Its action has been tested with regard to prostate cancer, one of the diseases that most affects the male population.



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Antioxidant properties

We can consider oregano among the foods to exploit the antioxidant properties. Oregano contains in fact vitamin C, a substance that allows the body to develop greater resistance to both infections and inflammatory agents and ai free radicals, one of the main causes of premature aging of the cells of our body.

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Analgesic properties

Oregano is a natural analgesic, useful in pain relief. It is considered particularly effective in the case of painful menstruation. It is possible to prepare one tisana all'origano against i menstrual cramps, in the form of an infusion. Just leave a teaspoon of dried oregano leaves to infuse in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes, then strain the liquid and drink still hot once a day.



Anti-cellulite properties

The anti-cellulite properties of oregano allow it to be used to fight the imperfection itself and the ailments of blood circulation or lymphatic that can cause it. It is possible to prepare a brew based on oregano to drink once a day using half a teaspoon of dried leaves for each 200 milliliter cup of water.

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