|BETTER BUT NOT CURED (3)||6%|
|SIDE EFFECT (1)||2%|
[YEA] OREGANO OIL IS EXTREMELY STRONG. The first time I tried it, I put a dropperfull in a glass of water, and choked it down. It burns down your throat and tastes pretty gross. I was hacking and my eyes were watering. My throat burned for a good 10 minutes. I said this stuff must work, it's very potent.
Anyways, I didn't dare touch it again, until I got sick again. So...it dawned on me I could put a whole droperfull in a OO Gel cap.
I did it, and it went down wonderfully easy, and cured my cold in a day. I took three gelcaps that day. Oregano Oil is the most potent, and effective remedy I have come across. Plus it's chock full of nutrients and minerals, besides being anti-viral, anti- every thing that's bad for you. It also works for ear infections, but you MUST dilute one drop with a carrier oil, or it will burn your ear canal.
Replied by Pete A.
St Paul, Mn
09/21/2014Posted by Cath (Albuquerque, New Mexico) on 09/18/2008
[YEA] I had this terrible itching in the crotch area for four weeks that was driving me mad! I finally decided it was something that needed attention so I did some research and decided it must be jock itch. I thought only men got this, but here I was with the malady. I began to try various remedies. Here is a list of what I tried that did not work for me: ACV with honey (4 cups per day), rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide (rubbed on one day and held on for 30 minutes the next day), coconut oil internally and externally, tea tree oil, a rescue remedy tincture, athletes foot powder, a topical Lysine cream, diluted vinegar/water (3:1) with some grapeseed extract as a wash, A&D ointment and a one-ounce tube of hydrocortisone 1% cream. Nothing even touched it (although the hydrocortisone cream helped with the itching). So I went to the health food store and, being too embarrassed to tell them I had jock itch, instead told them I had altheltes foot (both are fungal). The lady suggested OIL of OREGANO. I had some on hand, so, after putting on a generous application of A&D ointment to areas I did not want touched by the oil (very important! don't skip this step! I am assuming any sort of oil or vaseline would work for this step) I used a q-tip and I put a small dab on each nickel-sized sores. It stung! A bring tears to your eyes sting! Like what-did-I-ever-do-to-deserve-this sting! It began to lesson after about 10 minutes, but I finally couldn't take it anymore and rubbed the area with coconut oil! I am pleased to say I have down-graded the sores from what I would call "active", to what I would consider "going away."
CAUTION - when you use oil of oregano less is best! Only apply once or twice a day. Only apply directly to the area. One time I had used too much on a little spot on my arm, letting it run all over and I applied it four to six times a day for probably seven days. It caused a burn of sorts that didn't go away for weeks!
I love your website! We have cured my husband of strep-throat four times in the last few- years with all your strep-throat remedies.Posted by Teresa (Kenedy, Texas) on 09/15/2008
[YEA] I use Extra Strength 83% Carvacrol Oil of Oregano, it is some pretty strong stuff. I got it because it claimed Immune System Support, Anti-Pathogen,Anti-Parasite,Anti-Fungal
Weight Loss: Diuretic, Aids Bladder Function.
I think of all the supplements and vitamins I take this is the one that I couldn't do without. I first started using 3 drops on my toothbrush to help with the peridontal disease, I soon noticed that my allergies and very bad sinues cleared up. They started to drain and now are clear and I no longer live on nosesprays and decongestants.
Recently I woke up with a terrible chest cold, which felt like bronchities. I immediately began taking about 10 drops in a small swallow of water, doing that 2 or 3 times that day, I also boiled water and put a few drops of the OOO and inhaled it into my lungs.
I rubbed a few drops on my chest. The next day it was gone, the heavy chest congestion, the cough, everything.
It is a great candida killer, I suffered greatly with it, having diabetes, and now I no longer suffer from yeast infections.
The way I like to use it is 3 drops on my toothbrush, then I use 3 more drops with a swallow of water, letting it sit in my mouth a couple of minutes, that way the vapors clear my sinues and as extra protection for my teeth, because I wake up in the morning with no feelings of plaque on my teeth, and then I swallow it to take care of any bad bugs or candida. I use the Won with Nature brand, which I am in no way affliated with, I just feel it is a very good brand.Posted by Lela (Sanford, NC) on 09/15/2008
I've read many wonderful testimonials from people who are using Oregano Oil.and are experiencing great results, I would like to know if any earthclinic readers have used the "Ground Oregano ? I went out today and bought the ground and just thought I'd ask. what is the difference? Thanks to anyone who can answer! LelaReplied by London
Sandusky , Ohio
10/08/2008Posted by Jonna (NYC, NY, USA) on 07/27/2008
[YEA] 1:30am, Saturday Night: I read AC from West Midlands, England's post about using Garlic for Athlete's foot a few days ago and was eager to try it. I have had athlete's foot on and off for years. I also have deeply etched cracked heals which I understand is possibly a fungal infection. And then recently the skin around my right big toe started to peel and looks nasty as can be. I tried the best OTC for Athlete's Foot, but with limited success. Takes 5 days to go away and then comes back a couple weeks later.
We had just run out of garlic, so I opted instead for another powerful anti-fungal, Wild Oil of Oregano. I use OO for coughs and sinus infections and had about 15 capsules left. Before going to sleep, I punctured a capsule of oil and rubbed it over both of my feet, especially concentrating it on my big toe, in between my toes where the athelete's foot itched and the cracks on my heals. I put socks on so the oil wouldn't get all over the sheets. It doesn't smell bad at all -- much better than garlic for sure!
Just like AC reported, there was dramatic improvement by the morning! The infection around my big toe was 50% better... The blisters in between my toes had disappeared. The cracks in my heals have started to seal and are unbelievably soft... (I had been rubbing shea butter on the cracks every night, which helped, but not to this extent).
I did the Oregano oil 3 morning and night for 2 days, took a day off. The infection around my big toe is all but gone. No more peeling skin. The cracks on my heels continue to slowly improve. Tonight I switched to Grapefruit Seed Extract and my feet, normally cold, warmed up right away. This may be a great remedy for those suffering from cold hands and feet. My feet are still tinglingly warm 2 hours after applying the GSE.
I have the feeling that the GSE will work just as well as the Oregano Oil. I also am trying the GSE on my perioral dermatitis and will report back any improvements. I can tell you that the itchy postules around my nose have disappeared. I had to wash off the GSE after about 20 minutes because it started to burn.Posted by Pat (Tupelo, Mississippi) on 06/04/2008
[YEA] I have an arthritic knee with chondromalcia patella. It was really bothering me one night at bedtime so i rubbed coconut oil on first around my knee then a few drops of oregano oil. Within five minutes my knee pain was gone. This is wonderful stuff.Posted by Lucy (London, Great Britain) on 06/02/2008
[YEA] OREGANO OIL WILL ALSO HELP TO PREVENT ''CANDIDA ALBICANS'' I TOOK ''OREGANO TABLETS'' SOME YEARS AGO TO TREAT ,CANDIDA,NOW I HAVE SOME OF THE DRIED HERBS ON TOAST MIXED WITH OIL AND FRESH GARLIC, JUST TO KILL OFF ANY UNWANTED GUESTS IN MY DIGESTIVE SYSTEM, I BELIEVE IT WORKS. MY HUSBAND HAS JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH THE ''HELICOBACTER PYLORI'', BACTERIUM, HE IS DEVASTATED, HE CAUGHT IT FROM OUR FRIEND,WHO WAS AT THE TIME TAKING THE DRUGS,WE CANNOT UNDERSTAND, HOW THIS COULD HAPPENED, HE ATE SOME FOOD COOKED BY OUR FRIEND. HE IS TREATING IT WITH ,WITH TURMERIC, GARLIC, PAU D'ARCO, VITAMINS, TO BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEMS, RINSES HIS MOUTH WITH ONE DROP OF ''TEA TREE'' ESSENTIAL OIL IN HALF GLASS OF WATER, TO PREVENT THE BACTERIUM IN THE MOUTH. ALSO IS STARTING ''SLIPPERY ELM'' TO HELP THE MUCOSA IN THE STOMACH. HOPE THIS HELPS, BEST WISHES, LUCY.Replied by Valerie
Santa Fe, Nm, Usa