It has applications in food industry, perfumery and medicine. It is used for gastrointestinal disorders: This essential oil has a soothing, spasmodic effect, appetite stimulating, roborant, analgesic, and antiseptic effect. It stimulates gastric secretion and kills some skin parasites.

  It is also used for problems with the respiratory system and lungs:  chronic bronchitis, spastic coughs, asthma, and pulmonary tuberculosis. It is used for inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue. It helps for headaches, insomnia and stress.

          Side effects

          One should not overdo the use of origanum oil because some of the substances in it can be toxic when used in larger doses and for longer periods of time. Pregnant women should avoid using it.

          This information is of a more general character. In case of using aromatherapy for therapeutic purposes, you should find out more about lavender oil by reading specialized literature or consulting an aromatherapist.