Oregano

Oregano

Scientific Name: Origanum vulgare

Plant Characteristics: Oregano is a low-growing herb with gray green foliage, with a flower that blooms in the summer.

Plant Uses:

Culinary: Oregano was used, and still is used today as a cooking herb, fresh or dried.

Medicinal: Early Americans used Oregano to treat stomach aches, consumption, scurvy, jaundice, toothaches, swelling, and headaches.

 


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