massage Oregano is commonly known as a spice  used in the kitchen but it is not just for pizza, it has many therapeutic uses too. As a matter of fact, it was probably used for its healing properties before its palatable properties were discovered. The ancient Egyptians valued oregano for its power to disinfect wounds and speed up the healing process. Throughout the ages, oregano has been used to sooth coughs, calm stomach and digestive disorders, relieve sleeplessness and relax tension.

Essential Oil Applications for Oregano

  • Use 2-3 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and rub on chest and throat for allergies, asthma, bronchitis, and congestion or use 2-3 drops in a steam inhalation.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and massage on affected areas for arthritis, backache, carpal tunnel syndrome, muscular pain and rheumatism.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a diffuser or add 8-10 drops to your night time bathwater for chronic fatigue syndrome, insomnia and nervous tension.
  • Use 2-3 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage on affected areas for cellulite regularly.
  • Use 2-3 drops  in 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage on temples and neck for headaches and migraines. You can also use this mixture in a hot or cold compress.
  • Use 2-3 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil and rub on chest and abdomen for indigestion.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and massage on lower abdomen and lower back to encourage menstruation or alleviate premenstrual syndrome. You can also use this blend as a hot compress or use 8-10 drops in your bathwater to ease these symptoms.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a carrier oil and massage into your body to boost lymphatic circulation.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a cold compress for sprains and swelling.
  • Use 2-3 drops in a diffuser to boost immunity after sickness.

Oregano mixes well with basil, cedar, bergamot, citronella, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, orange, rosemary, tea tree, thyme and wintergreen.


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