NOW Oregano Oil Description Oregano Oil Support Immune Function By Assisting In Targeting Foreign Microbes!
Oregano is an ancient culinary herb whose name means "joy-of-the-mountain". It was well known and used by herbalist/physicians in ancient Egypt. In Aristotle's day, Greek herbalists used oregano for medicinal purposes and as an antidote. Oregano has been widely used in Europe as a spice in food and treasured for its value as an herbal supplement. These softgels offer the quality and potency of oregano in a convenient softgel form.
This slightly minty, slightly spicy herb is actually a member of the mint family. When burned, it's oil gives off a pleasant, calming aroma. In the kitchen, it's commonly used to add zest to Italian foods. And from a health perspective, it helps support immune function by naturally assisting the body in targeting foreign microbes. NOW Oregano Oil contains a minimum of 55% carvacrol, the most widely researched active ingredients in oregano. Our Oregano Oil is derived from origanum vulgare, which is grown in the Mediterannean. It contains a minimum of 55% carvacrol, one of the active components naturally occurring in Oregano. Our product is all natural and not genetically modified in any way. NOW Oregano Oil is a highly concentrated all-natural extract that should be diluted before use. We recommend diluting Oregano Oil in Olive Oil at a ratio of 1:4, 1 ounce of Oregano Oil in 4 oz of Olive Oil or another food grade oil. Because Oregano is highly concentrated it should never be used undiluted, unless in external applications. Even then, please exercise caution. Even though this is a natural product, its concentration is much higher than that found naturally.
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