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Natural Factors Certified Organic Oil of Oregano 30mL

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Natural Factors Certified Organic Oil of Oregano 

Hand-harvested oregano oil is the true meaning of natural. It has been used since ancient times as a therapeutic and healing agent. With over 600 naturally occurring ingredients, this oil is rich in antioxidants, phytochemicals, and other nutrients that are beneficial to overall health. Produced by cold pressing of the oleoresin from fresh leaves and stems, it is optimal for absorption. Oil of oregano has a wide range of natural compounds with proven healing effects, including thymol. It contains 80% of carvacrol, which is one of the most potent antioxidants found in nature. Certified organic by CCOF, it a natural anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. The most powerful form of oregano oil available. Topical use for muscle or joint pain, ear inflammation, and fungal infections such as athlete's foot or nail fungus. 

About Natural Factors company:

Natural Factors is a Canadian company that manufactures natural health products.  In 1999, the company launched its first product, Health Factors Nutritional Supplements, which is still available today. Health Factors products are now manufactured in Canada with the highest quality standards in the natural health products industry. Natural Factors began a new product line in 2004 with Certified Organic Oil of Oregano, including pure oregano oil, for use topically or internally. 

Benefits of Natural Factors Certified Organic Oil of Oregano 

  • Powerful anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties 
  • Aids the body's microflora in maintaining healthy immune function 
  • Helps soothe muscle and joint pain 
  • Relieves ear inflammation 
  • Topical use for nail fungus or athlete's foot 
  • Contains 80% carvacrol, a powerful antioxidant 

Oregano health benefits

Oregano is rich in antioxidants which are necessary for protecting the body against free radical damage. The antioxidants found in oregano also help to lower blood pressure. Besides being an antioxidant, oregano also has antibacterial properties, making it a good option for fighting off gut inflammation and food poisoning when eaten as a supplement or used as an essential oil.

According to research done by the University of Maryland Medical Center, oregano has been shown to reduce cholesterol and thus lower the risk of heart disease. By helping to lower cholesterol, oregano helps prevent plaque builds up in the arteries, reducing the likelihood of a heart attack.

Along with anti-inflammation and various antioxidants associated with the essential oil, there are many other health benefits associated with oregano. It aids in digestion and is an antiseptic and detoxifier. It helps to relieve pain, alleviate cold symptoms, help with indigestion and nausea.

Oregano is a powerful antioxidant that stimulates the body's own defences. It's a natural antibiotic that can treat infections of the mouth, throat, sinuses and ear. What's more, oregano can also be used as part of acne treatment.

What is carvacrol?

Organic carvacrol is a phenol that makes up 80% of the essential oil found in oregano. First isolated in 1834 by Pelletier and Caventou, carvacrol has been extensively studied by the scientific community. Carvacrol is found in more than 100 plants and has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries. It possesses potent antioxidant properties, improves the immune system and overall health, anti-inflammatory characteristics, antimicrobial actions, and boosts energy. Carvacrol is an orange-yellow organic compound that acts as a solvent and antimicrobial agent. It has become popular because it easily dissolves essential oils, herbs, and other compounds in plants, making them easier for humans to ingest. Carvacrol also has antimicrobial properties; it's used in products such as soap and shampoo to make the products stronger due to the elimination of harmful microbes.

Carvacrol is the main active ingredient in oregano oil and is generally found in many different natural plants and plants.  It has been discovered that carvacrol also has many health benefits. It helps to destroy bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microorganisms.

Many who use it recommend using carvacrol as a supplement when replacing traditional pharmaceuticals for medicinal purposes.

What are the benefits of the cold-pressed method?

The cold-pressed method for oregano oil starts with the plants being grown in rich soil sans pesticides or herbicides and are watered by hand using natural rainwater. In the harvesting process, leaves of the plant are picked every morning and taken indoors, carefully stacked into heaps.

The heaps are left to dry at room temperature or in the sun while being turned over every once. Once the leaves have been dried, they are then pounded into a powder with mortars and pestles. The powdered oregano leaves are then sieved using fine mesh nets, stored in tightly sealed containers, and used as required.

Using the cold-pressed method for oregano oil gives the oil its fresh, herbaceous aroma that is distinct from other oils.

Each 4 drops (0.16 mL) Contains:
Organic Oil of Oregano*
(Origanum vulgare) (aerial) 30 mg
(minimum 80% carvacrol) 24 mg
Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg AT (1.49 IU)

Non-medicinal ingredients

Organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil.

* Derived from wild-crafted Mediterranean oregano. The oil is extracted from the hand-picked leaves using steam distillation, ensuring that the oil is chemical-free.
4 drops daily directly under the tongue or mixed with water, or as directed by a health care professional. A sensation of warmth is normal.

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