Oregano essential oil Aromatherapy & Aromacology OREGANO (Origanum vulgare - Labiatae) The oregano plant (Origanum vulgare) is a member of the marjoram family, and is known also as common or wild marjoram. Margoram and oregano have been thoroughly confused throughout history, both botanically and culinarily, therefore it is difficult to identify which herb is being discussed in old herbals and medical treatises. In his treatise on common plants (1837), Dr Cazin recommended oregano oil for aches and pains due to cold and 'flu, used as a friction on the body and in a hot bath; he also described it as stimulant, stomachic, expectorant, sudorific and emmenagogic. Description: The flower tops are distilled to make the essential oil which is dark yellow to pale brown and smells aggressively phenolic, spicy and hot. Oregano is the most important antiseptic oil in aromatherapy. In illness It is also good for late periods. In cookery Oregano can be used as marjoram, but is much more pungent. Other uses
Oil of Oregano: A Powerhouse for the Alternative Medicine Cabinet (NaturalNews) Oregano is nature's antibiotic. It may be one reason why people who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to live longer and healthier lives. Besides making pizza, pasta and salad taste great, the oil of the wild oregano plant has been shown to kill unwanted bacteria, fungus, yeast, parasites and viruses. It's a powerful antihistamine. New research is finding that oil of oregano is as effective against colitis as prescription drugs without the harmful side effects. Oil of oregano is made from the leaves and flowers of the wild oregano plant found growing naturally in the remote mountainous regions of the Mediterranean where there is little pollution. The ingredients in oil of oregano are unique What is sold in most traditional grocery stores as oregano is not wild Mediterranean oregano. These are the ingredients found in oil of oregano that provide its unique properties: Thymol is a natural fungicide with antiseptic properties. Terpenes is the source of the word turpentine.
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A Tea for Each Trimester: Herbal Tea Blends for Pregnancy | Worts + Cunning Apothecary Consistency is good – and consistent variety even better! When I began to create a blend to support the needs of a growing pregnant body, I created birthed three. Triplets! While each tea can be enjoyed at any time during your pregnancy, I crafted them to build upon each other and to address specific issues that tend to happen during different parts of pregnancy. Budding: First Trimester Tea Blend Nettles Urtica dioica: Abundantly nutritive, Nettles also strengthen the body against environmental pollutants which is important during early pregnancy. Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna: A gentle adaptogen. Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria: In an herbal from 1597 the scent of Meadowsweet was said to “mak[e] the heart merry and joyful and delighteth the senses.” Peppermint Mentha piperita: Clears the head, soothes muscle spasms, and relieves morning sickness. Ginger Zingiber officinale: A classic remedy for morning sickness and tasty, too! Blooming: Second Trimester Tea Blend Like this:
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