Oregano Oil


Oregano Oil

Oregano oil is obtained from the Medditerranean oregano species Origanum vulgare. Carvacrol, a monoterpenic phenol isomeric with thymol, is responsible for the biological activities of oregano. Oregano oil possesses various biological activities including antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and hepatoprotective ones. The antimicrobial activity of oregano oil includes activities against pathogenic microorganisms such as Candida albicans, Salmonella typhimurium, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, among others.

 Potential side effects:

  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Muscle/joint aches
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Discomfort upon urination

 Potential drug interactions:

  • Coumadin (Warfarin)
  • Aspirin
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) � naproxen, ibuprofen, diclophenac
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)

 Relative contraindications:

  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Chronic anticoagulation therapy
  • Interstitial cystitis

 

Contents: 90 Softgels

Dosage information:

Take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily with a meal.

 

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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