Oregano

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Origanum Vulgare

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Oregano oil possesses carminative, stomachic, diuretic, diaphoretic properties, antioxidant and anti-microbial properties. Used in whooping cough and bronchitis. Also used as external application on wounds.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Oregano finds application in processing of meat, sausages, salads, dressings, stews and soups. Oregano oil is used in alcoholic beverages and baked goods like pizza etc.

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