Joy of the Mountains is a family-owned and operated business located in British Columbia, Canada. Their award winning product is 100% Certifed Organic, and is derived from Origanum Minutiflorum, a rare and high-potency species that grows wild in the high mountains of the Mediterranean.
The flowering plants are carefully hand-picked, dried, and processed at a GMP compliant, certified organic facility that uses traditional stream distillation at lower temperatures to to extract the amber coloured essential oil. The Oregano oil is then blended at a radio of 1:3 with fresh, Certified Organic Non-GMO Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive oil from Italy.
Joy of the Mountains’ Oil of Oregano contains 75-85% Carvacrol, which is the highest amount possible for pure, all-natural Oregano (not standarized). Quality is assured through third-party labratory testing of each batch. Joy of the Mountains ensures safety, purity and potency in every bottle, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practicies (GMP) of Health Canada. All of Joy the Mountain products are Health Canada approved with NPNs.
Carvacrol – a natural phenol that has garnered much attention from the scientific community. Carvacrol’s antimicrobial strength has been confirmed in numerous labratory studies.
Thymol – another phenol is believed to work synergisticaly with Carvacrol. Thymol’s antiseptic strength has been well documented.Published studies have shown Carvacrol and Thymol possess strong antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antioxidant actions.
Terpenes – valuable hydrocarbons present in many essential oils. Continued research on terpenes confirm anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, expectorant, and analgesic activities. Oil of Oregano contains monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes.
Flavanoids – polyphenolic compounds that are best known for their antioxidant activity, and are popular for their many health promoting effects. Flavanoids have been shown to possess anti-allergy, anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet, anticancer, and antimicrobial actions. Quercetin is one of the flavanoids present in Oil of Oregano.
Rosmarinic Acid – This phenolic acid is found to be a strong antioxidant than Vitamin E, which explains in part why Oregano has the highest antioxidant activity of all herbs, vegetables and fruits. Rosmarinic Acid possesses significant anti-allergic effects, as well as anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits.
Vitamins and Minerals – Oil of Oregano also contains a wide variety of vitamins and minerals, including calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, copper, boron, manganese, and vitamins A, C, E, K and niacin.
For more information, investigate Oil of Oregano and it’s powerful compounds yourself. Be amazed, not only by the volume of research available but by the strength and versatility of this natural prizefighter shown in published laboratory studies.
Warnings: Not to be used by pregnant or nursing mothers, and children under the age of 4. Do not use if you have hypersensitivity or are allergic to Lamiaceae herbs (Basil, Lavender, Mint, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme). Discontinue use if you experience heartburn or gastrointestinal upset. Naturally spice, always swallow with a tall glass of water, or mix in juice or milk. Heat sensation is normal, however may cause skin irritation for individuals with sensitive skin. Avoid eyes, nose, ear canals, and genitals. Consult a healthcare practitioner for prolonged use. Keep out of children’s reach.
Disclaimer: For information purposes only, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition.