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Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is an aromatic herbaceous, perennial, native and shrubby plant of the Mediterranean and Central Asia. It belongs to the genus Origano of the order of lamellar vascular dicotyledonous plants.

The plant has a height of 20-80 cm, has leaves up to 4-4 cm in length. It grows well in soil at pH 6-9 and can be exploited when cultivated, even in very poor, dry and stony soils. The flowers are white-purple in color and bloom from June to August depending on the area.

Greek Oregano is a perennial and herbaceous plant considered one of the best in the world. Oregano, in addition to its characteristic aroma and taste of food, has many medicinal properties, with the main (known pharmacologically active) carbacrol being active. In Greece, oregano is native and is found in mountainous and rocky areas.

It is anti-diarrheal, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal. It is used in the form of herbal remedies for intestinal atrophy, cough expectorant, aids in hypertension and atherosclerosis. Oregano essential oil (oregano oil) is used for toothache. Oregano has 12 times more antioxidant activity than orange, 30 than potato and 42 than apple. Also with a little oregano in your bird feed you keep the diseases away.

Another major use is against chronic rheumatism. The ancient Greeks knew about its therapeutic value and used it by drinking its tea in colic and externally in swelling and for stroking.