Scientific Name: Origanum Vulgare
Oregano is one of the essential herbs you should have in your kitchen. It has sweet smelling, aromatic foliage.
– Max. Height: 45 cm
– Max. Width: 45 cm
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Sunlight: Full sun
Water: Water thoroughly, only when the soil is dry to the touch.
Soil: Loam, Sand
Growth Rate: Fast
Flowering Period: Summer, Fall
Flower Color: White, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Fruit Scent: Fragrant
Foliage Scent: Fragrant
Country of Origin: Greece
Gardening Tips: For best taste, harvest leaves before flower buds open.
Oregano is an excellent source of vitamin K and a very good source of manganese. It is also a good source of iron.
Oregano can act as an expectorant, which will loosen up or help eliminate the uncomfortable buildups of mucus and phlegm in the respiratory tracts and sinuses but it is also a soothing balm for inflamed lungs and the throat, which often stimulate coughing fits. Therefore, oregano both prevents and treats symptoms of respiratory ailments. Oregano is good in soothing many types of inflammation, internal or external, caused by a variety of reasons. When applied topically, it can reduce redness and irritation to the applied area and it can relieve topical pain that might be associated with arthritis or injury. Oregano protects against bacterial infections. This gives an added level of protection against most bacterial diseases, such as infections in the colon and urinary tract, as well as typhoid, cholera, sores, skin infections and temporary problems like food poisoning. Oregano if used regularly can effectively protect the body against many of these fungal infections. Oregano provides protection against viral infections. This means that it strengthens your immunity against colds, mumps, measles, pox and other problems created by viruses. Oregano stimulates the production and function of white blood cells, the body’s main line of defense. Oregano can eliminate intestinal worms, and when it is applied it effectively keeps away lice, bed bugs, mosquitoes, and fleas. Oregano protects from the damages done to the body by free radicals. This slows down the aging process and protects against certain cancers, macular degeneration, degeneration of muscle due to aging, wrinkles, loss of vision and hearing, nervous disorders and many such ailments related to premature aging and the effects of free radicals. Oregano is also beneficial for regulating menstruation and delaying the onset of menopause. Those who are suffering from obstructed menses may also find relief from using oregano. A woman can reduce her symptoms of oncoming menopause, including mood balance and hormonal shifts because of the hormonal regulation quality of oregano. Oregano gives relief from allergy symptoms. Oregano promotes digestion by increasing the secretion of digestive juices, and it also increases nutrient digestibility and enzymes which aid in absorbing food. This can improve your general level of health by maximizing the nutrients you get from food. It also known as it helps heal Psoriasis, Eczema, Athlete’s foot, flu and other infectious ailments. Furthermore, it can be used to treat bacterial infections like E. Coli, Giardiasis, and food poisoning. It relieves congestion, and certain studies reveal that it is as powerful a painkiller as the most respected options in the market, with the added benefit that it works without the strong side effects.