Origanum is the scientific name of Oregano.
Origanum is highly antioxidant, due to a high concentration of carvacrol and thymol. In-vitro experiments have also prooveddrastic antimicrobial, antiseptic and antibacterial effect.
Origanum enhances the muscle binding and flexibility, is healing and fights against acne, wrinkles, cuts, burns, eczema, bruises, skin wounds, psoriasis, phlebitis, backaches, seborrhea, herpes, insect bites.
In ancient Greece it was used as a happiness symbol. Hippocrates used oregano as an antiseptic, as well as for curing stomach and respiratory ailments.
Etymologically the Greek term means "delight of the mountain".
The Greek Origanum is of Best Quality due to its high percentage of essential oils.