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Also known as sweet marjoram or wild marjoram, oregano oil is native to western and southwestern Europe, Asia and the Mediterranean. In the Greek language it is the combination of two words: mountain (oros) and joy (ganus). Although often used as a culinary spice for its distinct flavor and aroma, oregano is also a medicinal power-house. Oregano is an amazing healing plant due to the following constituents:
- Firstly, oregano contains Carvacrol, which is known to be a powerful antimicrobial agent. Carvacarol is so robust that it can preserve food and keep our bodies from developing candida albicans fungus, keeps the aspergillus mold, giardia, staphylococcus, listeria, and salmonella poisoning at bay, and even prevents e.coli from spreading.