Oregano (Origanum vulgaris) is a fragrant aroma for use in the kitchen and contains valuable active ingredients that can exert an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant function in the body. It belongs to the lamiacea family and is an herbaceous plant that can reach a height of about 80-90 cm.
Oregano for its delicious aroma is one of the cooks’ favorite herbs: it is the condiment par excellence chosen by Sicilian housewives. It also goes very well with meat or fish dishes.
BENEFICIAL AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
The beneficial properties of Sicilian wild oregano have been known since ancient times. Oregano is attributed to properties that help people with respiratory problems. It is an excellent digestive aid, a natural antiseptic, and is excellent for treating toothache.
OREGANO: CURIOSITY AND SUPERSTITION
In the past, it was customary to give a bunch of oregano to girls who had suffered a strong disappointment of love, because it was thought to alleviate this type of suffering. It was also closed in bags and used as a talisman against bad spirits.
Origin Italy-Sicily – No post-harvest treatment. The product is subject to weight loss. Do not expose to direct sunlight and keep in a cool and dry place.