Oregano Crushed Cretan
Origanum onites, the Cretan oregano
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|Salt Free||Does not contain salt|
|Gluten Free||Gluten free|
|Vegan||Yes, it fits to vegan nutrition|
|Sugar free||Does not contain sugar|
Origanum onites, the Cretan oregano is a plant species in the genus Origanum found in Sicily, Greece and Turkey. Oregano thrives in dry, well drained soil. It has similar flavors as oregano. Its essential oil can be distinguished from other species such as Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum). It has antimicrobial activities.(Wiki)
Origanum onites, is a semi evergreen herb which has a wonderful fragrance.
Used as a spice in several cuisenes (in Italian cooking, oregano is the fragrant addition to Pizza which gives it that aromatic authentic taste), Greek( perfect for feta ,greek salad and so many dishes)and Mexican food.
The plant itself, has hairy stems and bright green pointed leaves. The flowers are white. Oregano is an attractive plant for the herb garden, and is a must in any culinary garden.
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