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The best oregano is the purest. Widely-known as ‘the pizza herb”, oregano is the staple herb of many Mediterranean dishes; aromatic dried oregano has always been used in Greek-Mediterranean cuisine.
Our Handpicked Greek Oregano is grown on the fragrant slopes of mountains Vrynaina Volos in Greece, a rural area since antiquity. The oregano plant reaches maturity at two years, when it begins to flower. Until then, it needs to be carefully tended, kept clear of weeds in well-drained soil, and naturally clear of pests.
WHY should people BUY Handpicked Greek Oregano herb Artius?
- 1) No fertilizers or artificial pesticides are allowed. The oregano plants are sun-baked and hand-harvested in full flower when essential oils are at their peak. They are tied into bunches and left to dry naturally for around 8 days.
- 2) Its leaves contain more oil glands than ordinary oregano giving it the potent and pungent flavor of the Mediterranean.
- 3) Pure, dried oregano is very aromatic and flavorful, rich in beneficial phenolic compounds, flavonoids and antioxidants.
- 4) Pure oregano rich in vitamins (A, B6, C, E & K), fiber, and minerals (folate, iron, magnesium, calcium & potassium), making it one of the highest antioxidant-rich foods.
Health benefits! Oregano is known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects, helping to strengthen the immune system. It prevents bloating and indigestion, and helps to kill food pathogens which may cause poisoning.Cooking with Greek oregano! Oregano is an essential herb used in Greek, Italian, and Mexican cooking. A great all-purpose culinary herb for flavoring meat especially lamb and chicken. Add a pinch towards the end of the cooking process. Perfect on tomato salad, sprinkled on feta cheese, or on grilled or steamed vegetables. - Delicious on fresh toasted bread drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.
The resulting product is a 100% natural, delightful and has a series of important beneficial effects for the human health. Many scientific studies have validated the health promoting effects of Greek Coffee (cardio-vascular system) as well as those of Chios Mastic!
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