Essential Oil Series: Oregano

nashville-personal-trainerOil of oregano is the “support-all” of essential oils. It is, get ready for this, a great cleaner of inside and outside the body as well as for promoting a healthy inflammatory response, helping with seasonal threats, and as an anti-oxidant. You got a problem? Oil of oregano will solve it.

Oil of oregano boosts the immune system by stimulating the production and function of white blood cells, the body’s main line of defense when it comes to nasty outside threats. You may ask yourself, “What about that good gut bacteria I hear you LFA people talk about?” Well, no worries there! The cleaning agents effects of oregano don’t have an inhibitory effect on the healthy, necessary flora in your intestines and stomach. It even aids in digestion by increasing the secretion of digestive juices, maximizing the nutrients you get from food.


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2 Replies to “Essential Oil Series: Oregano”

  1. Hi, how do i extract oregano oil from plants? I have a bunch of them in my garden. Thanks

  2. Hi Gabby!
    It is actually quite an involved process to extract the oil from the plant and takes lots of different equipment (holding tanks and distillers). So an easy way to get a nice benefit (but not as potent as an oil) is too much boil the oregano for a long time and make a rich oregano tea and sweeten as you like with raw honey, maple syrup, or unrefined sugar.

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