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Oregano can be found in numerous homes due to its strong taste, but apparently this spice also has numerous medicinal properties.
Oregano has been used as a natural remedy for centuries and contains many antioxidants such as thymolic and rosemary acids as well as phytonutrients that protect and revitalize damaged cells.
Free radicals affect the DNA membrane and therefore cause various chronic diseases.
However, oregano is a source that is rich in minerals such as iron, magnesium, zinc, potassium, calcium, vitamins such as C, E, A, omega-3 fatty acids, and volatile oils with a potent diuretic, antifungal, and malaria agent, and has carminative properties.
Its antiseptic properties inhibit the growth and reproduction of microorganisms in the body and soothe infections, sinusitis and streptococcal pharyngitis.
The Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacy reported that oregano extract can improve cancer indicators, eliminate cancer cells, and reduce colon cancer growth.
These are the health benefits of oregano:
-It treats inflammation.
– Relieves pain and menstrual cramps.
-Treating the stuffy nose.
– Wear a sore throat.
– Increase your appetite.
-It treats urinary tract and constipation.
-It regulates body weight.
-Alivia fatigue and heartburn.
– Relieves back pain and headache.
-Calm asthma attacks.
-Kills intestinal parasites.
-Improves the functioning of the cardiovascular system.
Infections of the sinus and ears.
-Alivia the flu, cough and colds.
To enjoy its medicinal properties, you can prepare a cup of oregano tea.
How to prepare it:
When using fresh oregano leaves, pour two glasses of water over half or a tablespoon of it and two glasses of water. With dried leaves, add two tablespoons of water with a spoon.
Cut the leaves well to stimulate the release of the active ingredients and pour hot water on them.
Let it rest for 10 minutes and then drink the tea.
This spice is usually added to Italian foods so you can add it when cooking. You should hang the leaves in the palm of your hand and add them to foods that contain meat and vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, eggplant, and cauliflower.
You can also combine it with other herbs and flavors such as basil, parsley, olive oil, garlic, onions and thyme.