Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Oregano - Uses and Curative Properties

Origanum vulgare (widely known as pot marjoram) or Oregano is a perenial herb. It became very famous when it was used to flavour Pizzas. It is widely used for flavouring in Italian and greek cuisines. It has a slightly bitter taste and a strong aroma. It is available in fresh and dried forms. Oregano is an ancient herb belonging to the mint family. It has the credit of being the awarded the " Herb of the year-2005" honour.

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