Friday, 8 November 2013

Medicinal uses

Medicinal uses

  • The leaves and flowering stem of the oregano plant have antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, increase bile secretion, diaphoretic, expectorant, stimulant, and mildly tonic properties.
  • Oregano decoction is taken by mouth for the treatment of colds, influenza, mild fevers, indigestion, stomach upsets, and painful menstruation.
  • Thymol has been found to have anti-septic, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal activities. (Medical disclaimer).

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