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What studies discuss the benefits of oregano oil?

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A single study found that taking 200 milligrams of oregano oil three times a day for six weeks eliminated three such parasites. But the study was small, inconclusive, and was funded by a supplement manufacturer.

Some laboratory studies show that oregano or its components have properties that can kill some food-borne germs. But there is no evidence that it helps prevent food poisoning.

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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