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#1 of 2 Old 12-08-2009, 10:46 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am sorry if this has been discussed. I wasn't able to find anything in my search. I have a terrible sinus infection and was told oil of oregano is good for that. I can't find conclusive information if it is safe to take internally while nursing. Does anyone know if it's safe while nursing? If so, how is it best taken while nursing? Thanks!

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I've taken it a couple of times when I had a virus I couldn't shake. However, I usually stick to using it externally while pregnant or breastfeeding. When I have taken it internally, I've just taken a drop or two on my tongue, followed by a glass of water or juice. Externally, I usually dilute it 1:1 with olive oil.
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