Oregano herb contains up to 1.2% essential oil (thymol, carvacrol, linalool), tannins, flavonoids, vitamin C.
Oregano is used in preparations for treatment of neurosis, hysteria, insomnia, epilepsy, hypertension, atherosclerosis, also is recommended for treatment of gastrointestinal spasms, chronic gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, liver and gallbladder diseases.
Short list of useful properties: Regulates the activity of the gastrointestinal tract; Inhibits inflammation and facilitates expectoration; Tones; Relieves headaches; Has a diuretic effect; Strengthens immunity; Suitable as a preventive measure against tooth decay; Has antibacterial effect; Calms the central nervous system; Stimulates bile excretion; Promotes sweating.
They are included in the composition of herbal mixtures that promote sweating and improve expectoration.
Effect. Oregano preparations have sedative, sweat promoting, antitussive, urinary and biliary excretory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. Stimulates the activity of the gastrointestinal tract, stimulates appetite, eliminates nausea, vomiting, regulates the menstrual cycle.
Indications. Oregano herb as a sedative and antispasmodic agent is used in case of nervous system irritation, insomnia, headaches (the plant has strong sedative properties). Its digestive properties are used in case of decreased acidity of gastric juice, in case of gastric atony, bloating, in case of constipation. The throat is rinsed with infusion, compresses are made from it for the treatment of joint diseases, rashes, eczema, and therapeutic baths are prepared.
Oregano is used in patients with angina, bronchitis, influenza, pneumonia, it also improves appetite and digestion, stimulates urine and bile secretion, sweating, menstruation (regulates the menstrual cycle), eliminates nausea, vomiting. It is used externally in the treatment of joint diseases, rheumatism, rashes, wounds. Oregano is rich in thymol, making it one of the strongest natural antiseptics. British researchers have found in the research that the active ingredients of oregano can replace up to 20 of the strongest antibiotics. Oregano is used in preparations for treatment of neurosis, hysteria, insomnia, epilepsy, hypertension, atherosclerosis, also is recommended for treatment of gastrointestinal spasms, chronic gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, liver and gallbladder diseases.