Feeling Awful After Oregano Oil

Redshine

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Dear member,

Yesterday I decided to try oregano oil, just 1 drop and this morning I took 1 drop. But I feel awful, my head hurts but that is not why I open this thread. It is my back hurts, in a really weird way and it is even starting from my lower back to my whole back and chest. Can I be allergic to it? I do use oregano through pasta. My mood is also really depressing... Crying for no reasons. Hope that there are people with a bit of answers for me
 

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I suppose one possibility is a die-off reaction (Herxheimer), which if I understand correctly, can really escalate circulating endotoxin. Another possibility is that it doesn't agree with you. Another possibility is that the cause was something else.

Did you use a carrier oil? IF you want to keep experimenting with it, I'd suggest that you stir the 1 drop into a carrier oil (i.e. a regular fat, like coconut oil), which allows you to easily reduce your dose. You can then consume less than one drop (like 1/3 of a drop maybe) by simply not consuming all of the mixture. Then I'd immediately use a variety of therapies known to take endotoxin out of the system, e.g. raw carrot salad on an empty stomach, or cooked bamboo shoots.

(Using a carrier oil is recommended in any case, because the concentrated oil can be rough on tissues.)

I would also assess, even if it seems to make you feel worse initially, if you feel better than before after a few days. I would certainly not take it continuously until you get a better sense of what it is doing to you.
 

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In my experience oregano oil is really powerful and just one drop can hurt you for half a day. Since my last bad experience with her (two drops internally after a big meal and I felt completely amorphous) I prefer to use it in external way
massage on the stomach for example
Difficult to give efficacy compared to oral route but bad reactions are not here
 

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The first drop I took was right op de spoon, is was immediately overwhelming en didnt fellt right, it was so hot. I drank milk (that would explain the headache and my sinus to react) my lips were tinteling and I didnt feel them for a while. This morning I took it in some tea with some coco oil. I thougt it will make my sinus more clear... But then my back started, I slept an hour and it is somewhat better but my lower back still hurts.

In my teenage years my periods were also awful, I layed on bed all day, could this explain why my lower back is hurting? That the oil is targeting something there? On this moment I decided to not take it tomorrow, this morning I took just 1 drop.

Maybe I can also try it external. But maybe in a couple of days. Im not ready to go trough this again.
 

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Muscle pain can be a general symptom of low energy.

If something is hurting you, stop doing it. I would only go back if you end up feeling like you knocked out an infection or something, and even then use less than 1 drop as I described above. I don't think external use is going to kill too many pathogens inside you though.
 

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Thats crazy, because indeed my "bum" felt sore. Taking it on another moment on the day can that make a differrnce?

Dont get me wrong I'm not planning to take it this week or maybe not even this month. And yes defenitly will take less than 1 drop and with oil. As you recommended
 
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