Though you may think of oregano as a pizza and pasta garnish, this herb has several uses.
Inflammation is a normal immunological reaction to illness or injury. Chronic inflammation may cause heart disease, diabetes, and autoimmune illnesses
Some test-tube experiments have revealed that oregano and its components may also fight infections.
Oregano has potent antimicrobials. One test-tube study demonstrated that oregano essential oil suppressed Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa development.
Oregano is antioxidant-rich. These chemicals counteract free radical damage and may prevent cancer.