Whoah. You learn something new every day.
I never would have thought this would be true, since oregano oil is a very strong type of oil that burns if you get it on your skin. So maybe they're just talking about the carvacrol extract (though I haven't looked into whether there is such a thing). But I had to share this, as I'd think many readers of this blog could find this interesting.
Anti-inflammatory and anti-ulcer activities of carvacrol, a monoterpene present in the essential oil of oregano.
- [Indexed for MEDLINE]