Oregano is a great herb to have in your backyard herb garden. It has dozens of uses in the kitchen, and it’s a essential plant for culinary and medicinal herb gardens. Oregano grows well from cuttings, but if you don’t have any oregano plants, you can purchase new seeds. The soil needs to drain well for oregano plants, and diseases affecting them are often caused by fungi. Fungi that cause problems for oregano plants can result in rotting leaves or roots. Pruning plants will help them open up for better air circulation.

Medicinal Uses

Oregano oil is a type of oil that is made from the oregano herb. It is a rich source of carvacrol, which is a powerful antioxidant that has antibacterial properties. One study found that the carvacrol compounds found in oregano oil may be effective when fighting drug-resistant strains of bacteria, such as Staphylococcus. I can personally testify to how oregano oil cured my staph infection.

Oil of oregano is a well-known remedy for stomach problems. It has long been known for its powerful antifungal properties, which can be helpful in treating Candida-based infections such as thrush, athlete’s foot, finger- and toenail infections, and yeast infections.

If you have a sinus infection, cold or flu, try adding a few drops of oregano oil to a pot of steaming water and inhaling the steam. Oregano oil can help treat sinus-related symptoms.

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Oregano Garden Remedies

  • Staph Infections
  • Sinus Infections
  • Thrush
  • Yeast Infections
  • Athlete’s Foot
  • Toenail Fungus
  • Cold and Flu