Origin: Central and Southern America
Mexican Oregano is an aromatic herb prized for its sweetly pungent with notes of citrus and mild liqourice. It is not related to Mediterranean oregano, which is in a different genus and family altogether used widely in Mexican and Central American cuisine and can be used both fresh and dry. It pairs well with other herbs like basil, garlic, thyme, and parsley, fish, pork, salsas, and tomato based sauces.
Color and texture: Mexican oregano leaves are arrow-shaped and grow sparingly along thin, stiff stems.
Seeds: Our organic seeds are grown in Longiano, Italy
Nutritional information: contains volatile compounds like thymol and eucalyptol and carvacrol, beneficial to overall health, and also have antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Mexican oregano also contains antioxidant flavonoids.