Oil of Oregano
Gaia Herbs Oil of Oregano is a supplement for maintaining overall health and well-being. It is a great aid during the cold season and winter time as it can help boost the immune system. The vegan capsules contain Oregano leaf extract, sourced in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.
Oil of Oregano provides the best antioxidant support and it has long been used as a natural antiviral and antibacterial remedy. It is also highly beneficial in treating the common cold and sore throat, as well as various fungal infections.
Oil of Oregano is the extract of Origanum vulgare and has a long history of use in traditional medicine, especially in ancient Rome and Greece. The name comes from the Greek word “oro” which translates to mountain and “ganos” meaning joy or delight. Oregano contains powerful healing compounds like carvacrol, thymol and rosmarinic acid. It is considered a natural antibiotic, therefore it is only suitable for short-term use. It may also help with the common cold and flu and studies have suggested that it has an effect on fungal skin infections, candida overgrowth in the gut, athlete’s foot and ringworm.
Carvacrol is the most abundant phenol found in Oil of Oregano. It is a natural antibiotic as studies have shown it can significantly lower the growth of different types of bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli. Research shows that carvacrol may be effective even against some types of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Thymol provides antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is a great remedy for Candida overgrowth and helps improve bloating and indigestion.
Rosmarinic acid is a chemical compound found in various plant. It is a powerful antioxidant and can significantly lower free radical damage.
Oil of Oregano has been used since ancient times in the treatment of bacterial, fungal and viral infections. This product should be taken for a short amount of time – up to 4 weeks of daily use.
Oil of Oregano usage and ingredients
Adults take 1 capsule 2 times daily with meals.
Suggested maximum time of use is 2-4 weeks.
- Oregano Leaf supercritical CO2 extract
- sunflower lecithin
- vegan capsule (hypromellose)
Each 1-capsule serving delivers 32 mg carvacrol and thymol from 2,400 mg dry herb equivalent.
Please consult with your doctor if you have a medical condition or take medication. Not suitable for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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