Article talks about the negative effects of antibiotic use, and the anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties of Oil of Oregano.
Oil of oregano handles pathogenic bacteria without disrupting beneficial bacteria. It is also anti-viral and anti-fungal. This is a rare three in one combination. Imagine destroying fungal colonies while ridding oneself of a bacterial or viral infection and preserving your good bacteria. In addition to being antiviral and antifungal without side effects, Oregano Oil also rids the body of parasites, even giardia.
Organic mountain grown Mediterranean oregano is the best choice. The oil base should be pure cold pressed extra virgin olive oil. There have been many different applications for this recently rediscovered natural herbal treatment of 2000 years.
Many different university studies and other independent research have confirmed Oregano Oil's potent antimicrobial characteristics without side effects. Its antibacterial effectiveness rivals pharmaceuticals while not encouraging antibiotic resistance or killing beneficial bacteria.
The oregano should be organic and the olive oil should be pristine. The chief antimicrobial ingredient is carvacrol. Oregano Oil should contain a 70% carvacrol content to be effective. Another antibacterial ingredient is terpenes. Oregano's antifungal properties come from thymol. Other nutrients include the powerful antioxidant rosmarinic, minerals including magnesium, and vitamins E and K.