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Known primarily for its ability to add flavor to many foods, including pasta dishes, oregano oil is also used to treat a number of physical ailments. It is also a popular ingredient in several household applications. The... More »

Oregano itself has been used for centuries as a culinary spice and to preserve food, but oregano oil is primarily used for its health benefits. Oregano oil contains a compound that is thought to reduce coughing and spasm... More »

The main benefits of oregano oil may include the treatment of colitis, fighting candida and protection against some bacteria, explains About.com. There is very limited research available on oregano oil, and only prelimin... More »

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Get the health benefits of oregano oil by ingesting the product orally for aliments such as indigestion or the common cold. Oregano oil can also be applied topically for skin disorders such as psoriasis, or it can be use... More »

Originally hailing from Europe and Central Asia, oregano has a long history of medicinal use before it became a kitchen staple for seasoning a variety of dishes, according to The Herb Information Site. Using a name of Gr... More »

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