Oregano Tea Cures Strep Throat, Sinus Infections & The Flu

Oregano is part of the mint family and has been often used in Italian dishes to add flavor. It is at the top of the list in the world of effective all-natural home remedies.

It contains several phytonutrients including rosmarinic acid and thymol. These are powerful antioxidants that are effective in repairing damage to cells throughout the body. Oregano tea has been used traditionally for centuries as a treatment for different ailments.

In the leaves of oregano are found more than 40 different medicinal compounds. Many of them are antioxidants and can protect the cells from free radicals. Because of antiseptic properties, oregano helps in slowing the growth of microorganisms that may harm the body.

The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology published a study about the oregano extract, showing its effects in improving cancer indicators. Oregano extract showed positive effects in slowing the growth and eventually killing the colon cancer cells.

Drinking oregano tea has strong antioxidant results, so it can also help lower LDL cholesterol levels in the body. Additionally, oregano tea can help to soothe and heal a sore throat, sinus problems and infections.

You shouldn’t feel ill, just if you want to give your body a powerful antioxidant boost, oregano tea is the perfect natural potion. The containment of the high amount of the antioxidants, antiseptics and antivirals can easily kick your immune system and make you feeling healthy.

Here’s what it can be used for:

–           Colds and coughs

–           Nasal Congestion

–           Strep Throat

–           Swollen glands

–           Headaches

–           Ear Infections

–           Flu

–           Indigestion

–           Sinus Infections

–           Menstrual Pain

–           Heartburn

–           Constipation

–           Urinary Problems

–           Fatigue

–           Back pain

–           Parasites

Homemade Oregano Tea

It can be made from fresh or dried leaves, and the best thing about preparing it is that it is very simple to do.

Here’s how to make it at home!

  • a) Fresh Leaf Ingredients

–           2 cups of water

–           1 1/2 tbsp. of fresh oregano leaves

Instructions:

1)         Boil 2 cups of water

2)         Place finely chopped oregano leaves in two cups

3)         Pour the water over the oregano leaves

4)         Keep it sit for about 5-10 minutes before drinking (you can cover the cups)

  • b) Dry Leaf Ingredients

–           2 cups of water

–           1 tbsp. dried oregano

Instructions:

1)         Boil 2 cups of water

2)         Put dried oregano into the 2 cups

3)         Cover the oregano leaves with boiled water

4)         Keep it covered for a few minutes before drinking

Here is a more intensive recipe for you to follow:

 

Source: alterhealthcare.com

 

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