Fresh oregano is a great antibacterial agent. It has phytonutrients (thymol and carvacrol), which fight infections such as staph. It’s loaded with antioxidants that help prevent cell damage, and it’s an excellent source of fiber, vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin E, tryptophan and calcium.
Traditionally, people have used oregano tea to soothe a variety of health issues, including:
irritable bowel syndrome
Due to its potential diuretic properties, oregano has also been used to ease bloating and edema.