Oregano: properties

The oregano is one of the plants used to flavor dishes most diverse, most notably the popular Italian pizzas. So far, its effects were known appetite stimulant and carminative actions (antiflatulent), antidiarrheal and antispasmodic, as part of various preparations, together with other aromatic plants.
In recent times, their essential oils are increasingly being used to fight bacteria (coli bacteria), fungi and parasites that could contaminate various foods. For them, the USDA researchers have developed an application as a protective layer, based on oregano, which prevent surface contamination of foods.
Likewise, it is using its power in veterinary antibiotic, which could also be used to fight infections in the human population.

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Medicinal Plants: Properties and therapeutic effects

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