When it comes to natural home remedies, none can hold a candle to oregano. Oregano tea has a long history of usage for many different ailments by many cultures throughout the centuries.

It contains phytonutrients such as thymol and rosemarinic acid. Such potent antioxidants are great for repairing any damage your cells have suffered.

A Little Background

It is a proud member of the mint family. Italian cuisine favors oregano when it comes to adding more flavor to their delicious dishes. Oregano leaves are abundant with over 40 medicinal compounds.

A huge number of these compounds are antioxidants which serve to protect one’s body from free radicals.

Oregano is also a fabulous natural antiseptic, and that means in can hinder the growth of microorganisms which are harmful to your body in one way or another.

Oregano is also great for soothing and even healing a sore throat, as well as any other infections and sinus problems.

The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology had published a study in which they claimed that oregano extract has the potential to improve cancer indicators.

According to the research they conducted, cancer cells found in one’s colon had slowed their growth and even died after getting exposed to this powerful extract.

And if one listens to what The International Food Journal of Sciences and Nutrition has to say on this matter, then drinking oregano tea is the way to go!

Its antioxidant properties are so strong that they can even lower bad LDL cholesterol levels in your body.

So, even if you’re not feeling ill at the moment, you’d still do well to sip on some antioxidant-rich oregano tea. Did we mention it’s also antiviral in nature? No? Shame on us, then.

Here is a full list of all the things it’s good for, don’t hold your breath while reading, folks!

  • Natural immunity booster
  • Coughing
  • Colds and Flu
  • Strep throat
  • Nasal congestion
  • Headaches
  • Swollen glands
  • Infections of the ear
  • Sinus infections
  • Acid reflux
  • Digestion issues
  • Menstrual cramps and pains
  • Problems of the urinary kind
  • Constipation
  • Parasites
  • Tiredness
  • Pain in the back

How to Make Your Own Oregano Tea at Home

It can be made from either dried or fresh leaves. It’s so simple to make anyone can do it without breaking a sweat! It just takes two ingredients, water and oregano (duh!). But here is the official recipe for you.

There is one for if you wish to make it with fresh leaves and one for the dried variety.

What you need (fresh version):

  • Two cups of water
  • One and a half tablespoon of fresh oregano leaves

What to Do (Fresh Version):

1. Boil the two cups of water
2. Place the fresh oregano leaves in two cups after you’ve chopped them into fine pieces
3. Pour the boiled water into the two cups containing the oregano leaves
4. Let it sit for about 10-15 minutes before enjoying this marvelous tea

What You Need (Dried Version):

  • Two cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano leaves

What to Do (Dried Version):

1. Same as with the previous, boil the two cups of water
2. Place the dried oregano leaves in two cups
3. Pour the boiled water into the two cups containing the oregano leaves
4. Let it sit for several minutes before basking in the taste of this amazing brew



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