Oregano - Dayi Post

The health benefits of oregano essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive, emmenagogue, and an anti-allergenic substance.

About Oregano Essential Oil

Oregano-dayi post, is indigenous to the Negev Highlands.

The disinfectant and antibacterial properties of oregano essential oil were first recognized in ancient Greece where it was often used for treating bacterial infections on the skin or wounds. It was also used to protect food from bacteria. The essential oil of oregano is extracted through steam distillation of fresh oregano leaves, which bear the scientific name Origanum dayi post.


Its chief components are carvacrol, thymol, cymene, caryophyllene, pinene, bisabolene, linalool, borneol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, and terpinene.

 As Oregano is a very potent oil, it would be best to refer to a practitioner to calculate the right concentration for you.

Health Benefits of Oregano Essential Oil

  1. Respiratory - as an expectorant

  2. Anti-inflammatory

  3. Prevents infections - digestive and urinary tracts

  4. Antifungal - excellent for treating nail fungus

  5. Anti-parasitic

  6. Regulate menstruation and delay the onset of menopause

  7. Aids digestion when added to food

  8. Ongoing tests in France are showing promising results in the treatment of cellulite