OREGANO FLAKES INGREDIENTS: dried oregano flakes
STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry, low humidity place, away from direct sun light & high temperatures.
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF GERBS DRIED OREGANO FLAKES
While many people think of pizza when they think of oregano, this wonderful herb can add a warm, balsamic and aromatic flavor to many different dishes, especially Mediterranean cuisine.
- Dry oregano, when ingested, acts as a health tonic. Rich in essential oils such as carvacrol, thymol, limonene, pinene, ocimene and caryophyllene, the leaves and flowering stems of oregano have strong antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, cholagogues (aids in gall bladder secretions), diaphoretic (sweat production), expectorant and stimulant properties. It aids in the treatment of colds, mild fevers, influenza, indigestion, stomach upsets and painful menstruation symptoms.
- Oregano is a rich source of Vitamin K, a vital vitamin that is quite often ignored. Vitamin K is known to promote cardiovascular health and is integral to keeping calcium out of the arteries. It effectively helps in the bone development and promotes proper blood clotting too.
- Oregano is often confused with marjoram, a perennial herb that looks like oregano. But marjoram is sweeter than oregano. Also, its leaves are slightly hairy, and they are gray-green in color.
- Dried oregano has a stronger flavor than fresh ones. The chemicals that give the herb its unique flavor are thymol, carvacrol, ocimene, limonene, pinene, and caryophyllene. Apart from their culinary usage, these herbs have been used in medicines for thousands of years with a number of health benefits