Oregano & Thyme
Oils are sibling spice oils that are useful additions to the natural
medicine pharmacopoeia. Containing powerful volatile oils and flavonoids,
Oregano and Thyme; are useful healers in digestive and respiratory
conditions, serve as tonic and immune system
fortifiers, and function externally as antiseptic healing agents
for sores, bites, & fungal infections.
maximum benefit in indigestion & bloating,
coughs, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pleurisy. Also useful externally for toothache, gingivitis,
gum disease, bites and stings, ringworm, ahtlete's foot, thrush, and
other fungal infections.
Oregano Oil: Latin (Origanum vulgare) Common names: Oregano
Medicinal parts: Aerial parts, essential oil.
Habitat: Native to Europe and naturalized in the middle east.
Thrives in chalky soils near the sea.
Main constituents: Volatile oil (carvacrol, thymol, betabisabolene,
caryophyllene, linalool, and borneol), flavonoids, tannins, resin, sterols.
Indications: Carvacrol and thymol are antifungal & antibacterial.
Oregano was used medicinally by the ancient Greeks and described
as having a hot dry nature which is warming and tonic to the body increasing
the bodies resistance to illness.
Useful in upset stomachs, indigestion & bloating, Oregano settles
flatulence and stimulates bile flow. A second area of usefullness
is in the respir-atory sphere where Oregano is helpful with coughs,
tonsillitis, bronchitis, pleurisy and obstructions of the lungs.
Also useful externally for toothache, gingivitis and gum disease. Must
be used with caution when applied externally
(in diluted form only).
Oregano Oil is a powerful spice oil which, in its pure state, is too
hot a spice for internal usage. However, in 50% or more dilution internal
usage is possible with certain cautions. (see below)
Internal usage: 2-4 drops in a small glass of water once/dy.
Avoid straight oil contact with lips.
Externally: Dilute by further 50% and use one drop on the finger
rubbed on the gums. Greater strengths can be used with individual tolerance.
Thyme Oil: Latin (Thymus vulgaris)
Common names: Garden Thyme
Medicinal parts: Aerial parts, essential oil Habitat: Cultivated
world wide for culinary use.
Main Constituents: Volatile oil (thymol, methylchavicol, cineole,
borneol), flavonoids, tannins.
Indications: The constituent thymol is antifungal, expels worms & along
with methylchavicol & the flavonoids relieves muscle spasms. Thyme
has a strong tonic effect. Useful in chest infections such as bronchitis,
whooping cough, and pleurisy. Applied to the skin it helps to relieve
bites and stings, ringworm, athlete's foot, thrush, and other fungal
infections, as well as scabies and lice.
Thyme Oil like Oregano Oil is a powerful spice oil which, in its pure state,
is too hot a spice for internal usage. However, in 50% or more dilution internal
usage is possible with certain cautions. (see Oregano Oil)
made with pure Wild Oregano Oil.
made with pure Thyme Oil.
made with equal proportions of Wild Oregano Oil and Thyme Oil.