Oregano is a leaf that is often used to complement the dish flavor. Flavor and aroma of oregano can be tempting. Did you know, benefits of oregano? Some use the genuine oregano leaves, and some are using the existing form of oregano oil, the oregano oil. What are the health benefits of oregano, let us refer to the following reviews.
Oregano is often encountered in the typical Italian dishes like pizza or Spagetti, but now has many other foods that use Oregano.
Oregano has a different type, such as those known to many types of oregano is the famous Greek oregano, oregano Russia, Algeria oregano, oregano oregano Turkey or Syria. Commonly used as spices are oregano leaves and flowers.
Substances contained in Oregano:
Essential oils derived from plants of the genus Origanum contains tannin compounds, phenols (carvacrol, thymol, cineole and borneol), hydrocarbon monoterpenes: limonene, terpinene, ocimene, caryophyllene, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, alphaterpinene, beta-bisabolene, p-cymene, myrcene, and camphene), and alcohol monoterpenes (linalool and 4-terpineol).
Oregano plants also contain compounds such as fatty acids rosmarinat acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, ursolat, kafeat acid, and capric acids. Minerals such as potassium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper clan. Contained vitamins, including vitamin B3 (niacin) and beta-carotene.
Spices Oregano has a sharp flavor. Sharp flavor of Oregano is produced by the compound carvacrol in it.
Health benefits of Oregano or oil of oregano health benefits:
1. Can kill harmful microbes in the human body.
Phenolic components (carcravol and thymol) contained in these oils can inhibit growth, can even kill harmful microbes that infect humans. Many studies have shown that oregano oil effective against disease-causing bacteria in food.
2. Can resist herbs and yeast that infect the human body.
oregano oil is effective against fungi and yeasts such as Candida albicans can infect humans and grow unchecked if the body condition changes.
Oregano oil is rich in acidic components that act as anti-inflammatory rosmarinat. Rosmarinat acid can reduce the number of neutrophils (white blood cells that make up the congestion inflammation) and eosinophils (white blood cells that produce harmful reactive oxygen species, including free radicals).
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