Organic Wild Greek Oregano | Great Taste *** Award-winner

1.4 oz | 40 gr
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Oregano originated and originally first used by the Greeks. The Goddess Aphrodite was believed to have created this herb.  It was to be a symbol of joy growing in her garden. The word oregano derives from the Greek phrase “Eros,” meaning mountain, and “ganos,” meaning joy.  Hence, “joy of the mountains.” The Greek native Oregano of Lemnos grows alone only at the latitude arc of Lemnos (north Aegean Sea), Samothrace (north Aegean Sea), and Athos (mountain and peninsula in northeastern Greece). Has a unique distinctive strong spicy flavor with over 69% Thymol content. The product comprised of at least 92% blooming flowers and it is free of dust (soil), stems, and large leaves. By adding oregano to the diet, and sprinkling it on your daily meals, you can improve your immune health, preventing and reducing the possibility of bacterial or viral infection from, invading pathogens. 

Greek Oregano is a culinary and medicinal herb that belongs to the family of Lamiaceae.
It has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years.
It adds flavor and aroma, while it carries numerous health benefits.
It was considered, that is, the plant that gave beauty and joy to the mountains. It typically grows to about 50 cm in height and has purple leaves about 2 to 3 cm long.

The chemicals that give the oregano its unique and pleasant smell are thymol, pinene, limonene, carvacrol, okimene, and caryophyllene.

Beneficial properties of oregano.

There are definitely many medicinal properties with the main ones:

  • It is a powerful antioxidant
  • Antibacterial properties - fights infections: Oregano oil contains a basic compound, called carvacrol, and has antimicrobial properties. Research has shown that it can protect against the dangerous bacterium Staphylococcus
  • Fights diarrhea and colic because it is used as a decoction for intestinal atony
  • Laxative properties for cough and cold treatment - strengthens the immune system
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties: Scientists from Germany and Switzerland have identified an active ingredient in oregano, known as β-caryophyllene (E-BCP), which can help treat disorders such as osteoporosis and atherosclerosis.
  • Helps with hypertension
  • Helps in atherosclerosis
  • Oregano essential oil (oregano oil) is used for toothache
  • Benefits the respiratory system and helps with problems such as asthma, pneumonia, shortness of breath, and bronchitis
  • It is believed to contain powerful antioxidants and to have antibacterial properties.
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100% organic cultivated wild Greek oregano from Lemnos island in the north Aegean sea.

Oregano add depth and savor to any dish, particuarly well with tomato, cucumber, feta cheese, eggplant & any meat. Sprinkle some in your scrambled eggs or salad dressings too. Oregano is widely used in pasta sauces, spaghetti and focaccias or flatbreads. With Greek food oregano is mainly used in the salads, over grilled fish or to marinate and spice up any type of meat. Ideal for barbecue and oven-raosted meals. 

Origin of product

Map Lemnos - GreekBioStore