Botanical Name: Origanum onites
Components: A member of the mint family, this ancient plant boasts a sharp, clean, and warm aroma and flavor.
Overview: Oregano is high in antioxidants and vitamins A, C, and K. As a tea, it can soothe coughs or an upset stomach. An essential component of Italian cuisine, it is the defining herb in many tomato-based sauces and herb blends.
Uses: Dried oregano may be used in teas, tinctures, or powdered and encapsulated. It is most commonly used as a flavor and herb in culinary dishes.