Oregano Leaf Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Carvacrol, Dostenkraut, European Oregano, Huile d'Origan, Marjolaine Batarde, Marjolaine Sauvage, Marjolaine Vivace, Mediterranean Oregano, Mountain Mint, Oil of Oregano, Oregano Oil, Organy, Origan, Origan Europeen, Origani Vulgaris Herba, Origano, Origanum, Origanum Vulgare, Phytoprogestin, The Sauvage, Thym des Bergers, Wild Marjoram, Winter Marjoram, Wintersweet.
Scientific Name: Origanum Vulgare
Common Uses: Repelling insects. Oregano oil has been tested as an insect repellent for Culicoides imicola, a disease-bearing species of insect commonly known as "no-see-ums" or biting midges. Oregano oil is not as effective as DEET for protecting horses (and presumably, people) from this pest, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cough, Indigestion, bloating, Painful menstrual periods, Arthritis, Headaches, Heart conditions.
*Warnings: Oregano leaf is LIKELY SAFE when taken in the amounts found in food and POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth or applied to the skin in medicinal amounts. Mild side effects include stomach upset. Oregano might also cause an allergic reaction in people who have an allergy to plants in the Lamiaceae family.Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Oregano is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts during pregnancy. There is concern that oregano in amounts larger than food amounts might cause miscarriage.
Origin: Turkish, Palestinian, Syrian, Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, Philippine and Latin American cuisines.