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What Everybody Ought to Know About Oregano Oil

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry
Oregano Flowers (Origanum vulgare)

Potent germ-killer, Oregano oil comes from the plant Origanum vulgare and has a long history as a natural antibiotic and antiseptic used to fight infection. People in the Middle Ages used oil of oregano to help preserve foods. Oregano oil contains the compound carvacrol which has impressive antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic properties.

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Tea Tree Oil: A Must for Your Summer First Aid Kit

Posted on:
Monday, July 16th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

More fun outside in the summer can mean more risk of sunburns, insect bites, and scrapes. Next to cayenne pepper, tea tree oil is one of the best herbal remedies to have on hand during the summer for emergencies.

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