While there are many effective all-natural home remedies, oregano tea is at the top of the list.
Oregano tea is surprisingly not used by many people – but it should be! From its ability to helping cure a sore throat, to fighting sinus infections and the flu, this herb should, without a doubt, be in everyones “medicine” cabinet.
Why Drink Oregano Tea?
Oregano tea has been used traditionally for centuries as a treatment for different ailments. It possesses both antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties.
Oregano tea is also high in iron, manganese, vitamin E, iron, calcium, omega fatty acids, and tryptophan. These are all major immune system strengtheners, and help your body to fight off infection. It’s even powerful enough to fight drug-resistant MRSA (1).
Oregano also contains more than 40 different medicinal compounds (mainly antioxidants) that work to protect the cells from free radicals.
Oregano tea can help soothe and heal a sore throat, sinus problems and infections, as well as fight off cancer growth (2). It contains beneficial anti-inflammatory properties, and can also fight osteoporosis and arteriosclerosis.
Not only can oregano heal these ailments, it has also been found that the antioxidants present in oregano can help lower LDL cholesterol (3).
Oregano Tea Recipe
Oregano will help promote the production of sweat, which acts as a natural detox for your body. It will also help boost phlegm expulsion.
– 6 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
– 2.5 cups of filtered water
– 1 tbsp. organic raw honey
1. Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan.
2. Chop the leaves and quickly add to the pan.
3. Simmer on medium heat for 7-8 minutes
4. Remove from heat, and let it sit for 5 more minutes.
5. Strain out the oregano leaves, add honey, and enjoy while hot.