Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is native to Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean. The plant is part of the mint family lamiaceae. In Greek mythology the goddess Aphrodite invented the herb, the word "Oregano" is actually derived from the Greek phrase,
"Joy of the mountains". In ancient Egypt oregano was used as both a preservative and an antidote for poison.
Oregano is used as a culinary herb to season food. It can also be made into a herbal infusion (tea)
1. Use Or-Ways Organic Oregano to flavour dishes like pulses, grains, salads and stews.
2. Experiment! Mix with other Or-Ways Organic herbs to find out what works best for you!
To make a tea:
1. Use a ratio of 1-2 tsp (1-2g) of Oregano to 1 cup (250ml) of water.
2. Boil the water using a kettle or pot.
3. Add herbs to a teapot then add boiled water or add herbs to a pot of boiled water (heat switched off).
4. Cover and allow to sit for 5 - 7 mins then strain and serve. Have 1-2 cups daily.
5. You can add citrus and natural sweeteners for extra flavour, we do not recommend sugar.
Energy kcals 306
Energy kj 1281
Total Fat 10.3g
Of which saturates - 2.7g
Of which sugars 4.1g