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What's so Great About Oregano?

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  • Greek oregano, or Origanum heracleoticum, is the variety recommended for cooking and is very easy to grow, comes back year after year, and can be preserved by drying and saving the seeds, preferably organic
  • Used to flavor foods and as a medicine for thousands of years, oregano has been shown to be both versatile in the kitchen and to have multiple healing properties throughout your body
  • Rosmarinic acid, carvacrol and thymol are powerful antioxidants in oregano, which help lower oxidative stress, while fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and many vitamins and mineral combine to fight cancer and complications from heart disease

By Dr. Mercola

You may already know that oregano is the "secret" herb that takes tomato sauce to a new level of savory and can even put flavor in butter sauces and chicken dishes that have people begging you for your recipes.


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