Oregano (lat. Origanum vulgare) or oregano fragrant spice that makes the base of Mediterranean cuisine, and excellent fits with the flavor of tomatoes.
Although oregano has long been used successfully in folk medicine, many still do not know for its exceptional healing properties. For example in cough, headaches and pains, and still consider it “ordinary pizza spice”.
But it is the perfect natural remedy that you should always have at your fingertips, not only to refine your meals, but also to prepare your tea leaves – healing tea.
And while some plants lose some of their benefits during the drying process, this is not the case.
It, in fact, and in dried form retains all his beneficial properties and has even more intense aroma and smell.
Explosive power in small, green leaflets
In addition to containing rich antioxidants, also abounds in fibers (helps digestion) and omega-3 fatty acids (preserves heart health).
It is a great source of vitamin A (strengthens the immune system and strengthens vision), C and E (protects the cells from damage) and vitamin K (prevents clogging of blood vessels). It contains minerals containing zinc, manganese, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium and copper .
Also, it is known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Owing to the carcinogenic substance, oregano oil has antimicrobial properties.
Preparing tea from oregano
Tea can be prepared from fresh or dried oregano leaves found in health food stores.
Or, better still, grow it at home – you will always have it at hand.
1.5 tsp of oregano leaves
1-2 tablespoons of honey
cup of water
Boil the water in the pot and put it aside. Add orange leaves and mix well. Allow it to stand for about 5 minutes. Then, when tea is a little cool, add honey.
For a little more intense taste of tea, you can add more oregano leaves.
Benefits of orange tea
In addition to strengthening the immune system, oregano raises the level of energy, protects against diabetes, strengthens the bones, stimulates detoxification of the organism and preserves the health of the heart.
So, it’s a multi-practical when it comes to treating a variety of illnesses.
Below find out what else its great health benefits are.
- Has anti-cancer properties
It contains timol and rosemary acid – a powerful antioxidant that protects cells against oxidative damage caused by the action of free radicals.
- Relieves asthma, cough and flu
In folk medicine, oregano has long been used to relieve sore throats, sinusitis, colds and flu, as a means of spreading bronchus and coughing.
Do you have asthma, it will help you inhale this tea. The steam of tea cleanses the nasal canals and pure sinuses.
It has antiviral properties and it works so it instantly relieves the problems caused by upper respiratory infections.
Oregano oil can also be used by people who have flu or colds. The more carvacrol oil contains, the more it works in these diseases.
Oregano stimulates sweating, which contributes to detoxification of the organism, and also reduces mucus in the lungs resulting from infection.
- It acts as a natural analgesic
Tea oregano can certainly alleviate various types of pain, such as bowel movements or headache, because it is a true natural analgesic.
It works by soothing the nervous system, and it also helps with the unpleasant migraine that is accompanied by the feeling of nausea and vomiting.
When it comes to relieving pain, some consider it as effective as morphine. You can also use oregano oil in pain.