What is oregano oil used for?

Oregano oil, scientifically known as Origanum vulgare, is an essential oil with a wide variety of therapeutic uses. It has been used as a folk remedy for thousands of years. Recently many scientific studies have found oregano oil to be effective at treating various conditions.

The science-backed effectiveness of oregano oil is leading to its growing popularity.

People often begin using oregano oil for one reason and then discover that it can be used for a variety of purposes.

Oil of oregano can boost your immune system. It has the following properties:

  • antibacterial
  • antifungal
  • antioxidant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antibiotic
  • antiviral

These properties can:

  • aid in digestion
  • prevent or relieve stomach problems
  • treat sinus infections
  • heal skin issues

Oil of oregano has also been shown to protect against bacteria that cause infections and diseases.

Full article can be found here: Healthline.com