Paragon Health Foods

Oregano Essentia Oil

Paragon Alternative’s essential oils are selected and approved by  Sajid Ali, D.N.M. They are the purest and best essential oils available.


Oregano Essential Oil Origin and Extraction

Oregano Essential Oil comes from the leaves and flowers of oregano, a perennial herb. A process of distilling is used to extract the oil. There are several species of oregano, but not all have therapeutic value. The best medicinal choices are from the species known as Origanum vulgare and Thymus capitatus. A member of the mint family, Oregano is native to Europe but grows elsewhere as well.

Oregano Essential Oil Indications/Uses  

Oregano Essential Oil has multiple health-promoting properties.

Oregano Oil’s optimal property may be its use as an antioxidant. As such, it acts to prevent the formation of free radicals and helps repair the damage done by free radicals. This offers an anti-aging effect as well as offering protection from diseases associated with free radicals (i.e. some types cancer and others diseases).

This oil is antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and antiparasitic. As such, it acts to prevent diseases and infections related to viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites such as worms and other nuisances. Oregano Oil also boosts the immune system, providing protection from diseases including some autoimmune disorders.

As an expectorant, Oil of Oregano helps remove phlegm from the respiratory tract and from sinuses, thereby supporting lungs and breathing.

Anti-inflammatory properties make it effective at reducing pain in sore and aching joints and muscles, or in pain related to arthritis.

As an emenagogue, Oregano Essential Oil helps to regulate menstrual cycles and can delay the onset of menopause as well as offering relief from menopausal symptoms.

Oregano Oil is a digestive, supporting optimal digestion.  It is also an anti-allergenic, reducing or eliminating the symptoms related to allergic reactions.


Oil of Oregano Essential Oil Contra Indications

Oregano Essential Oil should not be used undiluted. Test for sensitivities prior to use and avoid using on open wounds or sores.

Oregano Oil is intended for short term use only.

Some individuals may experience stomach upset from using Oregano Oil. Allergic reactions may develop in persons with allergies to other members of the mint family (mint, lavender, sage and basil).

Pregnant women and nursing mothers are advised to avoid using Oregano Essential Oil.

Essential Oils are natural, contracted oils that have the fragrance of the plant from which they originated. Most typically, the oils are extracted from the plant through distillation. In many cases, the distillation process involves the use of steam.  As steam passes through the plant’s stems, seeds, flowers or leaves, it assists in vaporizing the volatile compounds.

While essential oils have various uses, they have a long documented history of medicinal value. Essential Oils can support overall health, act as a treatment or remedy for various medical or psychological conditions or help prevent infections and illness.

Essential Oils should not be used on animals as they can have adverse effects.

Our Philosophy of Health and Well-Being

Our philosophy and approach is to facilitate health by balancing and restoring the body’s systems to optimal well-being. Hence, rather than treating symptoms or diseases, we aim to reduce and remove blockages to overall health.



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