Oregano: Overview of the Literature on Health Benefits

@article{Singletary2010OreganoOO,
  title={Oregano: Overview of the Literature on Health Benefits},
  author={K. Singletary},
  journal={Nutrition Today},
  year={2010},
  volume={45},
  pages={129-138}
}
  • K. Singletary
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition Today
  • Oregano is an herb that has been cultivated for centuries in the Mediterranean area, although it now can be found on most continents. Actually, there is not simply one "oregano," but rather several species that may contribute to the oregano used for culinary purposes. Origanum vulgare (also referred to as Spanish thyme and wild marjoram), a member of the plant family Lamiaceae, is generally the spice variety sold as oregano in Europe and the United States. Medicinal uses for oregano date back… CONTINUE READING
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