What is Oil of Oregano?
Oil of Oregano contains the oil from the oregano plant, which has traditionally been used in botanical medicine to support gastrointestinal tract health, by promoting intestinal cleansing and a healthy balance of gut bacteria. Each softgel is standardized to contain 36 mg of carvacrol and thymol (the primary compounds in oregano) from 60 to 75 percent carvacrol oregano oil, and is non-GMO.
What are the benefits of Oil of Oregano?
Oil of Oregano may support the body’s normal defenses against the overgrowth of yeast, fungi and unfriendly bacteria, making it a beneficial part of protocols targeted to support intestinal health. It is also a source of antioxidants, such as rosmarinic acid, which may be beneficial for supporting the immune system and a healthy response to inflammation.*
What is the recommended dose?
The recommended dose is one capsule, one to two times per day.
When should I take it?
This supplement should be taken with meals.
Can it be taken with thyroid medications?
Oil of Oregano should be taken at least 30 to 60 minutes away from thyroid medications. Testing your thyroid hormone levels every 30-90 days to see if a medication adjustment is needed, is recommended.
How long can I take Oil of Oregano for?
Oil of Oregano can be taken for one to two months.
Are there any side effects that I should be aware of when taking Oil of Oregano?
May cause gastrointestinal upset and systemic allergic reactions.
Consult with a physician before use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
DO NOT TAKE if taking the following medications: anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs, antidiabetic drugs, and/or blood thinners
- Natural Medicines Therapeutic Research Collaboration. https://naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com/. Accessed March 1, 2022.