Origanum vulgare (Oregano)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The leaf of the plant.

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea.
  • Tincture.

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

ORIGANUM VULGARE is used to treat infections of respiratory such as bronchitis, cough, fever, asthma, tonsillitis and digestive disorders. It is also used external on the skin in order to treat arthritis and edema. It is very useful against toothache and female genital such as emmenagogue.
ORIGANUM is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, expectorant and tonic.
In all aforementioned health problems, it can be used in herbal tea. The suggested dosage is 2 – 3 cups daily. Also, it can be used in tincture form external on the skin against arthritis and edema.

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Combinations & Contraindications

It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

ORIGANUM VULGARE is used in respiratory treatment, in case of fever, cough, and bronchitis. It is also used for rheumatic pains, arthritis and edema.

Dissemination & Use