Nov 22, 2015

Why I use Oregano Essential Oil

About a year ago, I started dabbling in essential oils.  As someone who aspires to a healthy lifestyle, I was intrigued by the positive impact it seemed to be having on people in regards to not getting sick once taken at the onset of a cold.  As a teacher, I would often get sick, especially in my first years of teaching toddlers.  They always had runny noses, coughs, sneezing and putting their mouths on everything imaginable!  I decided to buy a bottle to have as backup for the day I would need it.  Sure enough, I had that achy feeling come on weeks later and decided to give it a whirl.  BEWARE!  It tastes TERRIBLE!!  I recommend honey or putting it in capsules.  I took three doses that day and by the next day, all symptoms were gone.  GONE! a single mother of 2 little ones, THAT was nothing short of a miracle.  What mother wants to be sick with two demanding children running around the house?  And, I would have to take a sick day or two and I am not really fond of using my days off for being sick.  I would rather...go to the beach or visit family.  I now knew for myself the power Oregano Essential oil!  There was no turning back for me.  I carried Oregano Essential oil in my purse like it was a bottle of Tylenol or Aleve (both of which I never ever use, btw).  The moment I felt that icky feeling, I would consume Oregano Essential oil and continued up to 3 times a day until symptoms were gone.  At most I would need to take it for 2 days - AT MOST!  It was usually a 1 day ordeal and I was like new again.  I made sure I went to bed early and by the following day, I was ready to conquer the day!  I knew I had liquid gold in my hands...this tiny little unconventional secret that most people, when you mention it to them, look at you like you are a Martian...but soon my co-workers were asking me for some once the onset of a cold came their way and when they found success with it, well...I felt like I was the Messiah leading the flock! 

Here is how to use Oregano Essential oil:  I use only 100% therapeutic grade essential oils, namely Young Living.  I will either dilute the oil in 1 tsp. of raw honey and consume or I will place two drops inside a capsule and drink with water.  You can order capsules through the Abundant Health website:

Oregano Essential oil may also help with the following conditions: sore throats, calluses, candida, carpal tunnel, pneumonia, warts, whooping cough, strep throat, staph/MRSA, and viral infections. 

Children over 6 years should use with caution and in greater dilution.  You can mix with coconut oil and rub on the bottoms of their feet or you can diffuse it.  

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Have a blessed, abundant day!

- Heidi