Oil of Oregano Liquid Extract 29.6 ml
Alcohol & Sugar Free
- Alcohol-free liquid extract
- Holistically Balanced to maintain the herb’s components
- Perfect for people who have trouble swallowing pills
Oregano, a staple of the Mediterranean spice cabinet, is also an effective antioxidant herb valued for its defensive properties.* Swanson Oil of Oregano supplies guaranteed concentrations of Carvacrol, the herb’s most active component. This bottle features an easy- to-dispense plastic dropper; simply tilt bottle to dispense the drops. Oregano was used in herbal medicine as long as the Ancient Greeks. Hippocrates used it as an antiseptic.
Serving Size 4 drops (0.17 ml). Servings Per Container 174
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Oregano Essential Oil (Origanum vulgare) (leaf) (standardized to minimum 3.5% carvacrol)||13 mg||*|
*Daily Value not established.
Other ingredients: Olive oil.
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, mix four drops (0.17 ml) in a glass of water three times per day. Do not exceed recommended dosage. Shake well before use.
WARNING: Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing.
Medicinal uses of oregano include treating respiratory tract disorders, gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, menstrual cramps, and urinary tract disorders. Applied topically, it may help treat a number of skin conditions, such as acne and dandruff.
According to The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, oregano can be used for the following illnesses and conditions:
- cold sores
- muscle pain
- heart conditions
- intestinal parasites
- sore troat
- repelling insects
- menstrual cramps
Oregano essential oil, made from Origanum vulgare or Thymus capitatus, may help with the following problems:
- Foot or nail fungus: Put a few drops in water and soak the feet in it, or apply diluted oil topically to the affected area.
- Sinus infections and colds: Use a few drops in a steam bath and inhale.
Any essential oil should be diluted before use, either with a carrier oil, such as olive oil, or in water, as for a steam bath.