Try this fav household power herb as a tea to keep you warm & stop colds in their tracks.

Since Ancient Greek times oregano has been revered for its warming, stimulating, and relaxing effects on the lungs and reproductive organs. It remains a powerfully healing choice for helping to relieve menstrual cramps & is great for coughs & colds.

This unassuming & overlooked household staple – not just for pizza – holds a lot potent healing benefits.

Rich in antioxidants, these beneficial compounds help to stave off the effects of aging by fighting free radicals in your body. As well as being anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory & potentially reducing the growth of cancer cells.

And a perfect companion for autumn and the season of the lungs (metal element) in Traditional Chinese Medicine for moving stuck Qi and releasing the sadness & grief associated with this organ and time.

It’s super easy to make up as a tea to boost circulation and warm you up on these cold days.

 

Oregano tea.

Ingredients:

1 handful fresh oregano or 1/2 tsp dried.

Method:

Boil a pot of water and pour the hot water over the oregano.

Let the tea steep for 5 minutes covered, strain & enjoy.

 

Oregano enhances our intuition and psychic powers and is good for protection so you can also drink this tea before bed, infusing it with your intent for clairvoyant dreams – great paired with lavender or mugwort.

The magic properties of oregano are; joy, safety, and lightness of spirit. It can uplift you and help you move forward in your life.

With its ruling planet being Venus – associated with Aphrodite oregano is also great for use in love spells!

 

Join the living INSPIRED membership this month for more wisdom on herbal allies, healing elixirs, seasonal recipes and an oregano oil remedy to keep the colds at bay before we head into the super cold part of the year.

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