Oregano is a perennial plant with an aromatic smell. Grows in meadows, fallow lands, clearings. Medicinal raw materials have the greatest value at the beginning of flowering, when they contain the maximum amount of tannins, essential oils, essential compounds and other equally valuable components. In folk medicine, dry raw materials are used to treat various diseases.
It is necessary
- - dry raw materials or filter bags;
- - thermos;
- - capacity;
- - boiling water;
- - a tablespoon;
- - glass.
Take an infusion or decoction of oregano for nervous tension, insomnia, poor digestion, edema, colds and bronchitis. You can also take oregano to treat rheumatism, epilepsy, colitis and enterocolitis, as a choleretic and diaphoretic. You can use oregano for bathing if you have skin problems or as a topical treatment for skin inflammation and after insect bites.
Prepare an infusion of oregano for use. To prepare it, pour 4 tablespoons of crushed raw materials into a thermos, pour boiling water, leave for 2 hours, strain, squeeze, take half a glass 4 times a day 30 minutes before meals.
To use the broth, pour 4 tablespoons of crushed dry raw materials into a container, pour 500 ml of boiling water, put in a water bath for 20 minutes, strain, squeeze, bring the broth to its original volume. Take half a glass 4 times a day.
Instead of infusion and broth, you can brew oregano tea. For its preparation, you can use dry raw materials or buy tea filter bags at the pharmacy. Brew 2 teaspoons of crushed raw materials or 1 tea bag in a glass of water, drink instead of tea with honey or sugar. It turns out a very tasty, aromatic and healthy tea. Use it throughout the year, and you will forget what nervous tension and insomnia are, as well as get rid of chronic bronchitis and laryngitis. You can give the broth and infusion to relatives if you want to help cope with the existing alcohol addiction. Oregano has the ability to completely stop cravings for alcoholic beverages.
For external use, use an infusion or decoction in the form of compresses, lotions or baths. Oregano helps to cope with small wounds, cuts, relieve inflammation from insect bites.
Do not use oregano during pregnancy, as its composition has the ability to cause uterine contraction, which can lead to miscarriage. More contraindications to taking oregano have not been found, but like any other plant material, oregano can cause allergic reactions in people prone to allergies.