Oregano is an herb composed of the fresh or dried leaves of the oregano plant. The plant has tiny leaves that lend a pungent aroma and strong flavor to a variety of savory foods. When in bloom, the plant sports pink or purple flowers, which are also edible. As an herb, it is gluten-free and suitable for vegan and paleo diets.
Our dried Oregano is grown Organically in the natural & pollution free hills of Ramgarh in Uttarakhand. Dried oregano is the more common form, and some people prefer it because it is more subtle and doesn't overpower dishes as fresh oregano might. The aroma of this oregano has a camphor note. The taste is pungent and described as earthy and green with some mint and hay. It can be slightly bitter. Unlike some other herbs, dried oregano can be added early in the cooking process for sauces and stews as its flavors will stand up to cooking. Crush dried oregano to release more flavor before adding it to the recipe.
Oregano oil has antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral properties and contains substances that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Oregano essential oil is employed in organic chicken farming in place of commercial antibiotics. Oregano tea and oregano oil have been used as a natural remedy for indigestion, coughs, allergies, arthritis, and to stimulate menstruation. It should not be taken before surgery as it increases the risk of bleeding.
Shipping - To ensure fresh & pure products are delivered at your doorstep, we procure these directly from the Local farmers/ Women's Self Help Groups in small batches. It therefore sometimes takes 7-21 days for the shipment to get delivered to you depending upon your location.