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What skin conditions can be treated with oregano oil?

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Oregano oil, in a form that can be applied to the skin, has been used to try to treat:

  • Acne
  • Athlete's foot
  • Dandruff
  • Warts
  • Gum disease
  • Toothaches
  • Skin infections
  • Wounds

From: Oregano WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

University of Illinois Extension: "Herb Gardening: Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Oregano Oil."

Force, M. , 2000. Phytotherapy Research

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Candida/Yeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome."

Government Printing Office: "Substances Generally Recognized as Safe."

Georgetown University Medical Center: "Oregano."

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 12, 2017

SOURCES:

University of Illinois Extension: "Herb Gardening: Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Oregano Oil."

Force, M. , 2000. Phytotherapy Research

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Candida/Yeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome."

Government Printing Office: "Substances Generally Recognized as Safe."

Georgetown University Medical Center: "Oregano."

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 12, 2017

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