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Oregano (origan, publicly, Origanum vulgare) is an aromatic herbaceous, perennial and shrub indigenous to the Mediterranean and Central Asia. It belongs to the genus of around origan lamiodon angiosperms dikotylon plants.

The plant has a height of 20-80 cm, a length of 1-4 sheets instead ek. Well in soils with PH 6-9 (strongly alkaline) and can be taken advantage of, when cultivated, even very poor, arid and rocky soils. The flowers are white-purple color and blooms from June to August mainly depending on the area.

The Greek oregano (Greek Oregano) is a perennial plant and herbaceous quality is considered the best worldwide. Oregano beyond the characteristic aroma and flavor that leaves the food has many medicinal properties. It antidiarrheal, antiinflammatory, bactericidal. In the form of infusions used to atony of the intestines, expectorant for coughs, helps in hypertension and atherosclerosis. The essential oil of oregano (origanelaio) used for toothache. Oregano has 12 times more antioxidant activity than orange, 30 from potato and 42 from apple. Also with a little oregano to feed your bird keep the disease away.

Another main use is against chronic refmatismon.Oi ancient Greeks knew the therapeutic value and used it while sipping tea in colic and externally to swellings and the crick.

In Greece the wild oregano is located in mountainous and rocky areas.

Used mainly as a spice in cooking but rarely as a decoction, which is referred to as excellent during coughing. Especially used in salad.

The collection of oregano is at flowering plant, the flowers are dried in special sheds or barns and then rubbed and sieved.

It is the main spice of the Mediterranean countries and a key component of Greek, as well as Italian cuisine.

Because the collection requires enough manpower, lack led to organized cultivation in areas such as Soho, Trikala and Karditsa. The U.S. consumption of oregano has increased in recent years and so began the cultivation of various regions of the South and in Mexico.