7 Beneficial Essential Oils Against Cancer

#5 – Oregano Essential Oil

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Found in the native Mediterranean region, oregano comes as part of the mint family and commonly serves as a culinary herb. On the other hand, it contains strong chemical properties which give this herb a strong aroma and unbelievable medicinal potentials. Natives and herbal medicine lovers use oregano extracts to treat sore throat and dry cough problem. Apart from these, oregano poses much more benefits than you can ever imagine.

Researchers also revealed that many properties of oregano can lead to cancer cell suicide.” Dr. Supriya Bavadekar of Long Island University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences described the other potential of oregano other than its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which are its impact on cancer cells.

A study on oregano shows its ability to stop cancer cell growths in different parts and organs of the body. Tests showed that it killed several cancer cell lines including leukemia, cervical, lung, breast and colon cancers. Delving deeper, experts found how oregano essential oil does the annihilation of cancer cells. Oregano depletes glutathione, an antioxidant that defends cancer cells from oxidative properties.

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