Now Foods, Oil of Oregano for internal use in 90 Softgels
- Origanum Vulgare
- Min. 55% Carvacrol
- GMP Quality Assured
- Enteric Coated Softgel
Oregano also known as Wild Marjoram, grows on hillsides and in dry woodlands and has a spicy, aromatic scent.
Oregano is an ancient culinary herb whose name means “joy-of-the-mountain”. It was well known and used by herbalists/physicians in ancient Egypt. In Aristotle’s day, Greek herbalists used oregano for medical purposes and as an antidote. Oregano has been widely used in Europe as a spice in food and treasured for its value as an herbal supplement. These softgels offer the quality and potency of oregano in a convenient softgel form.
Oregano oil has antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains two naturally occurring antimicrobial agents; carvacrol and thymol. Because of this many people use Oil of Oregano for Digestive Imbalance and fungal infestations such as Candida. See Oregano Oil: A Powerful Natural Antifungal
Other studies have sugested antibacterial properties. Links:
Oregano Oil in UK Newspaper
‘Tiny quantities of carvacrol, a naturally occurring compound in oregano, were found to be a more effective antimicrobial agent than 18 pharmaceutical drugs, investigators found. University of the West of England researchers, working with partners in India, said carvacrol, which contains potent anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties‘
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1-2 times daily with meals.
Other Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil, gelatin, glycerin, water, enteric coating and carob.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
|Serving Size: 1 Softgel|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Oregano Oil (Origanum vulgare) (min. 55% Carvacrol)||0.2 ml / 181.0 mg||*|
|Ginger Oil (Zingiber officinale)||0.02 ml / 17.6 mg||*|
|Fennel Oil (Foeniculum vulgare)||0.02 ml / 19.3 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
Warnings: Natural separation of oils may occur in this product.
Caution: Pregnant or lactating women: Do not use unless recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in cool, dry place. Please recycle.