Why should you use oregano in your kitchen?
If you like Italian food, there is a good chance that you have tried Greek oregano. It is often used in pizza and pasta sauces. Finding its origins in Mediterranean food, oregano, also called wild marjoram, is now also used in various dishes of Turkish and Mexican cuisine. It has a powerful and spicy aroma and flavor and should be added carefully. Both fresh and dried forms of the herb are used in the kitchen.
Health benefits of the herb
- Oregano has anti-inflammatory properties and can kill certain infections.
- It is a rich source of dietary fiber, as well as vitamins A, C, K and iron. Vitamin K is important as it helps form clots to prevent bleeding after an injury.
- Oregano has calcium, which is required to build healthy bones.
- Studies suggest that oregano can improve heart health.
- It is said that some of the ingredients in oregano have anti-cancer properties.
- It is believed that oregano could reduce stress-related symptoms.
- It can speed up the metabolism due to the vitamins s to B present in it.
- Oregano oil is applied to the skin to help relieve acne, dandruff, toothache, canker sores, ringworm and psoriasis.
HOW TO USE?
Use oregano in your salad, in sauces, as a condiment or even as a dressing in soups.