Scientific name: Origanum vulgare L.
Generic name: Herba Origani
English names: Oregano, Wild marjoram
Farsi names: Marzanjoosh vahshi, Avishan koohi.
Arabic names: Foodanj jabali, Zaetar.
Plant family: Lamiaceae.
Organs Used: Aerial parts.
Type of active substance: Active substance of oregano is essential oil. The main active ingredients in oregano oil is Carvacrol, Thymol, Eugenol and 1,8-Cineole. Oregano also contains appreciable amounts of Rosmarinic acid and other antioxidants.
Oregano health benefits: Oregano has powerful antioxidant compounds that have been closely linked to reducing oxidative stress in the body. Oregano has antibacterial properties, which is again due to the presence of thymol and carvacrol. These important organic compounds can defend the body against a wide range of bacteria that can affect the skin, the gut, and other parts of the body. Oregano is also a slightly stimulating agent, which can increase the production of white blood cells and speed up the metabolism, resulting in the faster recovery of common illnesses. Oregano is a natural form of omega-3 fatty acids, the beneficial type of cholesterol that actually improves your heart health. Oregano has significant amounts of Calcium, iron, and manganese that are some of the most crucial minerals for bone health.
Geographic Distribution: Oregano is an herb that is native to the Mediterranean countries includs, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt and etc.
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