The National Institutes of Health recently revealed that 38% of Americans embrace natural medicine – acupuncture, Echinacea for colds, oregano oil – and use it regularly. Among A-list celebrities, the percentage using ‘alternative’ healing modalities seems to be even higher. Hollywood is going holistic in a big way, and essential oils, like oil of oregano, are fast becoming a must-have wellness tool.
“There are certain things you have to do when you have a newborn,” she says.
“Like make sure your house is sterile. And preschoolers are petri dishes. You really have to be sure that you’re not taking antibiotics all the time, so you might look for remedies that don’t sacrifice the efficacy of what you’re trying to get done. We down oregano oil when we get sick or feel like we’re getting sick. The kids won’t drink it, so I rub it on their feet or in their armpits. It genuinely does, when absorbed, kill bacteria in your body.”
The abnormal hemoglobin causes distorted (sickled) red blood cells. The sickled red blood cells are fragile and prone to rupture and the condition results in anemia, organ and tissue damage and severe pain. For T-Boz, it’s been a lifelong battle to remain healthy and she was once told by doctors that she wouldn’t live past 30. She is now 46. As part of her wellness regime, T Boz says, “I try to stay unstressed, take vitamins and rest. Oregano oil helps Sickle Cell when your immune system is down.”
“Going to the gym is like a vocal warm-up — it gets my voice in gear,” he says.
“If you have a tired body, you’ll have a tired voice. I take oregano oil if I’m feeling under.”
“I keep anti-viral supplements to hand. At the first sign of any virus or a tickle in the throat, I take oregano oil, which is one of the most anti-virals I know of. Usually, within 24 hours all signs of infection are completely gone, or if I do succumb it’s short and mild.”
by Precious Williams.