Oregano is a popular herb, used for thousands of years for its powerful culinary and medicinal properties.
With its potent antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties, it is no wonder why this herb is so effective. In fact, oregano has one of the highest antioxidant activity ratings, excellent for neutralizing free radicals.
It is a great source of calcium, folate, magnesium, iron, fiber, niacin, manganese, vitamins A, C, E, and K, and the carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin.
This Mediterranean herb is an effective remedy for treating a number of ailments due to its ability to detoxify the body.
Oregano can be used fresh or dried. Also, you can take it in its oil form or as a supplement in the form of tablets. Another way to use oregano is oregano tea. You can prepare it with fresh or dried oregano.
You can also use oregano oil which can be applied topically for treatment of microbial infections including athlete’s foot or other fungal infections. You should apply it two times a day and dilute it by 50% or more prior to application.