Most probably you have already used oregano and you are familiar with this culinary spice. This remedy could be used for culinary purposes and it could be used fresh or dried, but also you could brew it in order to prepare a tea. Oregano contains very strong flavor, and it contains numerous health and medicinal properties. This is traditional herbal medicine which has been studied in numerous research studies.
Oregano tea is amazing traditional remedy that could be used for numerous health benefits and it could help you treat different diseases and conditions. Oregano also contains quercetin, eriocitrin, apigenin-7-O-glucoside, luteolin, luteolin-7-O-glucoside, apigenin, and rosmaric acid.
Here are more details in regards to the properties of oregano:
Oregano contains more than 40 different properties which were found in different studies. Some of the substances that are found in oregano leaves come from phytonutrient classes called flavonoids, anthocyanins, and polyphenols which are amazing antioxidants. These antioxidants help you protect the cells from damage of free radicals, but also it improves digestion. Also it protects your skin from sunlight and other environmental toxins that could damage it. The free radicals could be very dangerous and could damage the DNA, or it could cause serious diseases and even cancer.
Another research study revealed that oregano tea has great effects in lowering the bad cholesterol.
Here are more details in regards to the anti-cancer properties
Different studies concluded that oregano has great therapeutic properties against cancer. These studies revealed that oregano extract slows down the growth of the cancer cells and eventually they die. Also these scientists have found that oregano extract successfully treated colon cancer in laboratory animals.
Here is the oregano tea recipe
- Fresh oregano leaves – 4-6 tablespoons
- Water – 2 ½ cups
- Organic honey – 1 tablespoon
- Tea strainer
You will need to cut the leaves in order to release the oil, and on separate side boil the water for 10 minutes. Afterwards add the oregano leaves and let it steep for 5 minutes. At the end strain the mixture and add the honey. Make sure that you drink it hot.
This tea could help you treat headaches, bronchial problems, swollen glands, and coughs. Also it could be used for treatment of flu, warts, anxiety, eczema, ear infection, sprains colds, pain in the back, indigestion, excess gas, bloating, urinary problems, constipation, parasites, fungus, and E. coli.