Oregano! This plant is a hardy perennial that will survive the winter seasons outside. It is another member of the mint family. The greeks name it. Oros meant mountain, ganos, meaning joy. It would bring happiness in the cold winter months. The oregano plant can be found peeping through the mountain snow. Oregano is also known as wild marjoram or Spanish thyme. It is added to food for its zesty flavor; since the 1500s, it has had many medicinal uses.
Oregano is an anti-inflammatory, it is an anti-bacterial. It has cancer-fighting effects in animals (found in medical studies). It helps skin sores it has been found useful in the treatment of asthma. Aching muscles are soothed by oregano, indigestion, and diarrhea are relieved when it is taken internally. It helps regulate blood sugars and relieves cold symptoms.
The way to access benefits: season your food, mix it with coconut oil, and make a topical ointment. Use an atomizer and mist it in your home. Mist it in your home. Buy or make capsules. Using oregano this way will help fight off all the winter issues with increased immunity. Other uses rubbing oil on joints, taking capsules, and the best yet using it for seasoning. It is lovely in recipes.
Cooking with God’s greenery is our best way to wellness. We can make this a hobby! Growing herbs, cooking recipes, creating oils, tinctures, capsules, and other delivery systems.
Let us look towards the spring when life returns from dormancy. Hallelujah!