Benefits of Oregano Essential oil, plus ways to use it including DIY recipes and diffuser blends.

Oregano is one of the strongest and most potent essential oils and has been used for centuries in traditional practices.

Oregano oil has long been used in traditional health practices for it’s ability to boost the immune system, cleanse and purify, and offers powerful antioxidants.

The primary chemical component in Oregano essential oil is carvacrol, a phenol that possesses antioxidant properties.

Due to it’s high phenol content, caution should be used when inhaling or diffusing oregano oil. Only 1 or 2 drops is needed.

Caution should be used when applying oregano oil to your skin. It is a “hot” oil and can burn if not diluted with a carrier oil before applying.

Primary Benefits of Oregano Essential Oil

  • Supports healthy immune response
  • Offers powerful antioxidants.
  • Powerful cleansing properties for surfaces
  • promotes healthy digestion
  • take internally for respiratory support
  • known for adding a punch of flavor to dishes

Emotional Benefits of Oregano Essential Oil

Oregano is known as the Oil of Humility and non-attachment.

It can help remove blocks and clear negativity.

It addresses a person’s need to be right and can help individuals break through a strong will and teach humility.

Supports individuals in becoming more teachable and flexible in life.

How to Use Oregano Essential Oil

Here are a few ideas for ways you can use Oregano Essential Oil. Keep in mind that Oregano is a potent oil and usually less is more. Many times only 1 drop is all you need.

Immune System – Take one drop in a veggie cap daily to maintain a healthy immune system.

Airways – Add one to two drops in a veggie capsule to support your airways especially when feeling congested.

Food – Use one drop of oregano in place of dried oregano particularly pizza sauce and spaghetti sauce. Usually – less than a drop is all you need. swirl a toothpick in the essential oil, then swirl it into your dish. Repeat until you have the desired flavor. Oregano essential oil can quickly overpower your dish, so start small.

DIY Cleaner – Put 10 drops in a 16 oz spray bottle with water for a surface cleaner.

Antioxidants – Take internally to promote a healthy response to oxidation and free-radicals.

Digestion – take internally in a veggie capsule or rub topically on stomach (be sure to dilute with carrier oil as oregano is a hot oil and can burn if not diluted).

Tension – Massage diluted into skin to help release tension and soreness.

Muscle Aches – Take internally with Frankincense and Marjoram for occasional tension and body aches.

Add to Hot Tea – Oregano added to hot tea can do wonders for the body and soul, especially on a winter day.

Warm the body – massage diluted into hands and feet to help warm the body.

Oregano Diffuser Blends

Clean the Air

Clear Breathing

Immune Boost

doterra oregano essential oil diffuser blends to help boost immunity

Ways to Use Oregano Essential Oil with DIY recipes

Heavy Duty House Cleaning Spray with oregano oil

diy recipe for sanitizing house cleaning spray with oregano essential oil

Italian Bread Dip Recipe with oregano oil

Italian bread dip recipe with oregano essential oil

Cracked Feet Roller with oregano oil

cracked heel roller recipe with oregano essential oil

Immunity Booster Roller Recipe

essential oil immunity roller recipe with doTERRA oils

The immunity boost roller is also known as a F.L.O.O.T roller. The letters in F.L.O.O.T. are the first letter of each of the essential oils in the roller.

Use this roller during the winter months or any time anything is going around that you don’t want to catch, especially if you are around a lot of people.

How to make the F.L.O.O.T. roller:

In a 10ml Glass Roller, add 10 drops each Lemon, On Guard, Tea Tree, and Frankincense. Add 5 drops Oregano. Then fill with fractionated coconut oil.

To use the roller, roll on bottoms of feet or down your spine daily.

Sinus Steamer Mug

sinus steamer mug recipe with doterra essential oils

A sinus steam mug is the perfect choice for when your sinuses are feeling blocked. A sinus steam mug can help loosen everything in your sinuses so it can drain and open up your airway so you can breathe again.

How to make a sinus steam mug:

You’ll need the following oils:

  • Add 1 or 2 drops of each to a mug of boiling water.
  • With eyes closed and your face a few inches from the top of the steaming mug, inhale deep breaths of steam
  • Repeat as many times as desired.
  • You can also place a towel over your head to form a loose tent.

Shower Cleaner Spray

5 drops On Guard

5 drops Tea Tree

3 drops Oregano

1 TBL Baking Soda

1 Cup Vinegar

1 Cup Distilled Water

Add to 16 oz glass spray bottle and use to clean and protect dark damp areas

Oregano Veggie Cap Recipes

Adding Oregano essential oil to a veggie cap and taking the essential oil internally can offer powerful support to your immune system and digestive health.

Here are several veggie cap recipe ideas for you to try.

doterra oregano veggie cap recipe ideas

Immunity Veggie Cap

2 drops each: oregano, lemon, tea tree or On Guard

Achy days veggie cap

2 drops Marjoram, 3 drops oregano, 1 drop frankincense

Blood Sugar Veggie Cap

1 drop oregano, 2 drops Cinnamon, 3 drops MetaPWR (replaces Slim & Sassy which is discontinued)

Seasonal Discomforts

2 drops Lemon, 2 drops Oregano, 2 drops Copaiba

Ways to Use Oregano Essential Oil including DIY recipes and Diffuser Blends

Where to Buy Oregano Essential Oil

You can buy doTERRA Oregano Essential Oil on our website. We are a certified doTERRA Shop which ensures you will receive authentic, unadulterated essential oil.

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We are a doTERRA Certified shop. Shop Confidently!

Be aware that buying doTERRA or any brand essential oil on Amazon is risky because fraud is so common on that marketplace. You don’t know who you’re ordering from and very often, the oil has been diluted with coconut oil or some other substance.

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The tamper proof caps are easy to replace with new caps to make it appear the bottle has never been opened.

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