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OVERVIEW: 

Mexican oregano is a close relative of lemon verbena and it has a mild citrus-like quality, combined with a hint of pine. This more robust flavor stands up to the stronger flavors used in Mexican cooking such as hot chilies and cumin, which could overwhelm the more delicate oregano from the Mediterranean. Use it to flavor dishes like chili, braised or roasted pork and tortilla soup.

 

Oregano is versatile and has a treasure of health benefits. It's loaded with detoxifying, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is a rich source of dietary fiber. It is commonly used in tea blends.


LATIN:

Lippia graveolens

ORIGIN:

Mexico

CULTIVATION:

Organic

PARTS USED:

Leaf & Stem / Cut & Sifted

CATEGORY:

Culinary and Medicinal Herb

TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:

Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes 

Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes  

Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes  

*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.

WHAT'S COOKING:

Black Bean Dip

Butternut Squash Posole with Green Tomato Pico de Gallo

Enchiladas Suizas

Tortilla Soup

Tuxedo Chili

 

Oregano, (Mexican)

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    General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.

     

    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.