Oregano is considered to be the "heavy artillery" when waging war against bacterial infections. Many studies have confirmed it as a potent antibiotic, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and antiviral, and it is unmatched in its ability to kill a wide range of pathogenic bacteria.
Analgesic, anthelminthic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, choleretic, cytopylactic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, parasiticide, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 188.]
- Country Of Origin: Hungary
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Producing Organ: Leaves and flowering tops