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Can I use oil of oregano in addition to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (i have a sinus infection and read about the benefits of this natural remedy). ?

Can I use oil of oregano in addition to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (i have a sinus infection and read about the benefits of this natural remedy). ?

YES: There are no known interactions between oregano oil & augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a good broad-spectrum antibiotic but many sinus infections are viral &/or fungal. Oregano oil kills viruses, fungi & bacteria so is reasonable to take as well. Also consider pelargonium sidoides (sold as umcka), an herb proven effective for sinus infections. I also advise taking a probiotic for anyone on antibioitics. ...Read more

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Can i put oil of oregano in the cool humidfier in my 1 yo room?

Can i put oil of oregano in the cool
 humidfier in my 1 yo room?

Why ever ?: You may find such scents entertaining to your adult senses but they are air pollution to a young kid.Fragrances/smoke/dust/all act as airway irritants and can aggravate or trigger a cough in the young.This is something I avoid until school age when their airways are more tolerant. ...Read more

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Can you take oil of oregano with cephalexin?

Only risk-Lithium: Apparently there might be a problem if one takes oil of oregano with lithium according to webMd. But an excellent site with summaries of studies and effectiveness is at NYU-Langone, and this page states that there are no problems with it. http://www.med.nyu.edu/content?ChunkIID=111715 So yes, take it with cephalexin. ...Read more

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Can I take oil of oregano while taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Can I take oil of oregano while taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Yes.: Zoloft has several drug interactions but oil of oregano does not appear to one of them. Oil of oregano can affect lithium metabolism but not sertraline (Zoloft). ...Read more

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Can you take probiotics (threelac) and oil of oregano at the same time?

Can you take probiotics (threelac) and oil of oregano at the same time?

Yes: Oil of oregano is good for killing all sorts of creatures including yeast, bacteria and even viruses. So it doesn't have the same effect on your body as taking an antibiotic. You can take probiotics on the same day. You might not want to take them right at the same time however. ...Read more

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Does oil of oregano destroy healthy bacteria probiotics?

Does oil of oregano destroy healthy bacteria probiotics?

No info: There is no info on the effect of oregano oil on probiotics but intuitively one would think not. If you are concerned about potential effect then it would make sense to temporally separate the two products by taking each well away from the other. ...Read more