This recipe is from More Than Mundane
I’ve been really wanting to get this oil at the store for a while now, until I figured well, oil can’t be that hard to make, right? So, I searched online and quickly I found this recipe, which turned out being really simple.
Oil of oregano is good for many things, but I mainly wanted to try it out for acne. It’s supposed to be good for any inflammation, so I heard you could put a little bit on your breakout areas and the inflammation will go down. We’ll see!
More Health Benefits of Oregano Oil
- Acts as an anti-viral agent — Oregano oil can aid in protecting us against the common cold.
- Powerful anti-inflammatory
- Can help relieve congestion
- Emmenagogue — Oregano oil can aid in healing irregular menstruation and reducing the negative effects of menopause.
- Anti-allergen — Oregano oils produce a sedating effect on the hyper-sensitivity of allergies, offering relief for allergic reactions.
- Potent anti-oxidant capacity — Through neutralizing free-radicals, oregano oil helps us slow the process of cellular deterioration, thus slowing the process of aging. Anti-oxidants aid in protecting us from cancer, eye-diseases, muscle degeneration, as well as many nervous-system disorders. Rosmarinic acid, a component of oil of oregano, is an antihistimine, and a more powerful antioxidant than vitamin E.
- Digestive aid — Stimulates the flow of bile in the digestive organs
- Possesses powerful anti-fungal properties — With regular use, oregano oil can help protect us against fungal infections.
Add oregano to a plastic bag and pound with a meat mallet. I didn’t have a meat mallet, so I used a pastry cutter, and that worked just fine for me. Note- After you pound your oregano, I would double bag the oregano, since you most likely will make small holes in your original bag.
Some of this information is from here