In the previous article, the effects and side effects of oregano oil, we mentioned the various potential benefits of oregano oil, including antioxidant, antibacterial and fungal, anti-inflammatory, prevention of metabolic diseases, improvement of upper respiratory tract diseases, antioxidant, anti-cancer.
However, it should still be unclear how to use oregano oil, which will be introduced below.
How to use oregano oil?
Generally, oregano oil on the market is often sold in liquid or capsule form, you can choose according to the use, the only thing to note is: if you are using drugs or have any medical conditions, please discuss with your doctor before using to avoid possible interactions or adverse reactions.
1. Topical use
Hong Kong foot and nail fungus
Orogano oil has a wide range of bactericidal effects, you can immerse the feet in a basin filled with water, and then add about 5 ml to 10 ml of oregano oil, or mix 5ml of pure olive oil and 1 drop of oregano oil, and apply it to the affected area, both methods can alleviate or even eradicate common skin mold infections
Whether it is arthritis, back pain, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, muscle aches, sports injuries, oregano oil mixed with olive oil in equal proportions and then applied to the affected area, oregano oil can penetrate the local skin to achieve pain relief effect
Do you often get bitten by mosquitoes? It can be mixed with equal proportions of oregano oil and olive oil and applied to the bite area, which helps to neutralize the venom and relieve the allergic reaction after the bite, which can achieve the effect of reducing swelling and itching
In case of minor burns, mix 5ml of pure olive oil with 1 drop of oregano oil and apply it to the affected area, oregano oil can relieve pain and prevent blisters
*Oregano oil needs to be diluted before applying to the skin, the ratio is about 5ml of pure olive oil and 1 drop of oregano oil, which can be mixed and bottled in case of emergency
2. Sublingual use
Sublingual use can target infection or parasitic symptoms, in which case bovine oil can be mixed with pure olive oil in a 1:1 ratio and put into a sterilized drop bottle, then 1 to 2 drops can be placed under the tongue, held for about a few minutes and then rinsed with drinking water, or you can rinse your mouth with water added to access oregano oil and rinse for a few minutes before swallowing.
If you use sublingual absorption or gargling, remember to do it 4 times a day to ensure you get the appropriate effective dose.
3. Steam inhalation
Steam inhalation can be used for sinus infections, colds or allergies, you can put oregano oil in boiling water, and then inhale these vapors (pay attention to the distance to avoid burns), and repeat several times to make the nasal passages and throat feel soothing.
4. Capsules or lozenges
Capsules and lozenges are for some more acute infections and colds and flu, about four times a day, 500 mg each time, to achieve the best antibacterial effect, but the content varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, so pay attention to the label instructions, if the symptoms do not improve after use, it is recommended to seek medical treatment, do not delay the condition.