Use finely chopped in salads or in butters for fish. Also used in tea, pizza, tomatoes, eggs stews, marinades and meats.
Dried leaves can be used in potpourri.
Plant near vegetables or other herbs to improve their flavor.
Greek Oregano – The TRUE oregano flavor. Grows wild in Greece. Choice herb for Italian cooking.
Italian Oregano – milder taste
Hot & Spicy Oregano – has an extra ‘kick’
PERENNIAL – Can also be grown as a HOUSEPLANT in a sunny window
Plant in well drained soil and water when dry
Pinch back to promote bushiness
Harvest leaves at any time.
Freeze in ice cube trays with melted butter, olive oil or water. Store cubes in freezer bags.
Dry in cool, dark place so leaves don’t turn brown. Store in air-tight opaque container.
Antibacterial & antimicrobial – one of the most potent broad spectrum chemicals found in any plant
Urinary Tract – Tea helps to relieve symptoms of UTIs
Upper Respiratory – Tea helps relieve symptoms and cure infection
Tea – Steep one teaspoon in a cup of boiling water