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Organic Oregano

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Oregano (US: /ɔːˈrɛɡənoʊ, ə-/, UK: /ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːnoʊ/;Origanum vulgare) is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae. It was native to the Mediterranean region, but widely naturalised elsewhere in the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

Oregano is a woody perennial plant, growing 20–80 cm (8–31 in) tall, with opposite leaves 1–4 cm (1⁄2–1+1⁄2 in) long. The flowers are purple, 3–4 mm (1⁄8–3⁄16 in) long, produced in erect spikes in summer. It is sometimes called wild marjoram, and its close relative, O. majorana, is known as sweet marjoram. Both are very widely used as culinary herbs, especially in Spanish, Italian and French cuisine. Oregano is also an ornamental plant, with numerous cultivars bred for varying leaf colour, flower colour and habit

Oregano is an herb that is used for culinary purposes, such as in pasta sauces, soups and salads, as well as for its health benefits. Try using organic oregano in seafood, lamb and veal dishes. It's also a nice, woodsy addition to sauces, marinades and vegetables. In fact, organic oregano is widely believed to be the most pungent tasting of all the oreganos. The flavour and aroma of organic oregano is so strong that it should be used sparingly.

Oregano is a fragrant herb that belongs to the mint family. It has a warm, aromatic flavour that is slightly bitter, and high-quality oregano has a pungent taste that can numb the tongue. This herb is known for its strong flavour and is often used to season a variety of dishes. 

Organic oregano is a fragrant herb that is commonly used in Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. It has a distinctive, slightly bitter flavour and is often used to season meats, vegetables, and sauces.

The best quality oregano is grown in warm, dry climates and is exposed to plenty of sunlight, which helps to enhance the concentration of essential oils that give it its distinctive flavour. The name oregano is derived from the Greek, meaning "mountain of joy

Oregano can be added to dishes while they are cooking to allow the flavours to meld together, or it can be used as a finishing touch, such as by sprinkling it over pizza or a fresh tomato salad. It can be used to add depth and flavour to soups, stews, meat dishes, and sauces. Whether you use it fresh or dried, oregano is a valuable addition to any kitchen.