Benefits Of Oregano oil
The curative properties of oregano oil are not new to the world as it has been used for treating various ailments since olden times. People of ancient Greece recognized the anti bacterial and disinfectant properties of Oregano oil and used it for treatment of different infections of skin, diseases and wounds. The Oregano oil is extracted by steam distillation of fresh oregano leaves. The main components of this oil are Carvacrol, Pinene,Cymene, Thymol, Caryophyllene, Linalool,Bisabolene, Borneol, Geranyl Acetate, etc. all rthese compounds together make oregano oil very important anf benecial for treatment of various ailments.
1. Acts as an antioxidant.
The human body undergoes a series of biochemical reactions all the time. As a result of these reactions a large number of free radical are produced which if left untreated can cause many fatal diseases like cancer. Regular use of antioxidants like oregano oil helps the body to get away for these free radicals. Thus it is very useful for protecting the body from many o these diseases. It protects you from damages that free radicals cause to the body and also helps in repairs of already damaged cells. Thus it is useful in protecting the body against cancers
2. Acts as an anti aging substance.
Regular intake of oregano oil shields the body against the negative effects of aging. It slows down the aging process, thus slowing down the rate of muscle degeneration, loss of hearing and vision, reduces wrinkles and many problems related to aging.
3. Anti viral and anti bacterial properties.
Oregano oil has anti viral and anti bacterial properties. It thus provides protection against many infections caused by bacteria and viruses. Thus the body is naturally immunized against diseases like cold, pox, measles, mumps and bacterial infections like infection in colon and urinary tract and diseases like cholera, typhoid, skin sores, and other skin infections.
4. Anti fungal and anti parasitic properties.
Various substances present in oregano oil make it useful against many fungi and parasites. Different kinds of fungi are responsible for causing many external and internal infections. These cause infections in the ear, throat and nose which if left untreated might spread into the brain and can prove fatal. Regular use of oregano oil internally and externally, protects against fungal infections. Ingestion of oregano oil, helps to get rid of intestinal worms like round worms and tape worms.
5. Used for treating allergies.
Bodies of certain people are highly reactive towards various external stimuli. This is known as allergy. Oregano Oil is sedative in nature and regular use of this oil calms down the hyper-sensitivity, providing relief against many kinds of allergies.
6. Benefits to women.
The oregano oil helps in regularizing menstruations and delaying the stage of menopause.
7. Improves digestion.
Use of oregano oil stimulates the secretion of digestive juices and promotes digestion.
Very high intake of oregano oil can cause irritation in mucus membrane and skin. So it is important to take only sufficient quantities of oregano oil. But inclusion of this oil in diet will help to keep your body healthy.