Oregano as a herb and the essential oil that is extracted from this herb have enormous health benefits and are even considered better than traditional and mainstream medicines when it comes to treating certain diseases. Oregano as a herb is also used in many Italian cuisines as a seasoning to enhance the aroma and taste. Oregano oil has antibacterial, antifungal, anti inflammatory and many other medicinal properties which makes it a popular medicine which has no side effects at all.
Oregano Oil in pain relief
Apart from many other medicinal properties, oregano oil is also a very popular pain reliever and is used in treating various kinds of pains in many parts of the world. The high potency of oregano oil substances is very effective in treating pains specially Arthritis. Arthritis is a very painful condition in both men and women that causes stiffness in muscle joints and creates extreme pain. Even moving the fingers and other muscles in the body causes extreme pain which is unbearable at times.
When it comes to treating Arthritis, wild oregano oil has been proven very effective and subsides the pain caused due to the disease. In order to retain the potency of the oregano oil, no heat is used in the extraction process and it is called cold process. Oregano oil has also the tendency to penetrate deeply into the skin hence it reaches the joints and gives a huge relief from joint pains caused due to Arthritis.
The important thing to be noted here is that the essential oil that is used as a pain killer must be extracted from the wild oregano plant as that only is effective. The important compounds that give oregano oil, its medicinal properties are Carvacrol and Thymol. The oregano oil when used properly penetrates deeply into the skin reaching directly into the synovial fluid of the joints and acts as an effective pain killer as morphine.
As far as the dosage is concerned, for best results 1 drop of oregano oil must be mixed with 5 drops of virgin olive oil and massaged regularly for about 2 to 3 weeks to get rid of the joint pain. Massaging it for a longer time will not only help in pain relieving but also give flexibility to the muscle joints thus making them strong and very flexible.
Why do people take oregano oil
It is very important to know the fact that oregano oil has immense medicinal properties and it has the ability to cure not only one disease but several diseases related to bacteria, fungi, inflammation and pain. There is not one but many reasons why oregano oil is used worldwide for health benefits. Wild Oregano essential oil is extremely effective in treating intestinal parasites and complications related to it such as constipation, bloating, cramping, diarrhea and fatigue.
Oregano oil when inhaled acts as an amazing medicine too. Inhaled oregano oil effectively treats cough, congestion in the chest, asthma and bronchitis. Mild diseases like urinary tract infection, heartburn and indigestion can also be treated very well with the help of oregano oil. Since oregano oil has antifungal and anti inflammatory properties, applying it on the skin can get you rid from many diseases. Oregano oil when mixed with olive oil and applied on the face completely removes acne and scars from the face provided it must be used for at least 2 to 3 week on a regular basis. Wild oregano oil uses its amazing medicinal properties in treating dandruff in the hair. When it is mixed with other oils and massaged on the scalp for a long interval of time, the dandruff is completely removed from the scalp.
Multipurpose health benefits of oregano oil
As discussed earlier, oregano oil does not have only one benefit but several benefits and that is the reason it is used for health benefits worldwide. Oregano oil is very effective in treating chronic bacterial diseases which is otherwise very difficult to treat using traditional allopathic medicines as the traditional antibiotics are not able to remove bacteria completely and there is always a chance of recurrence. Strong and chronic allergies are also treated effectively using oregano oil which most of the traditional medicines don’t even recognize. Various diseases from head to toe can be effectively treated using oregano oil which is the reason people across the world have been using it for treating even the severe medical conditions since many years.