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oregano (·rāˑ·g·nōˈ),

n Latin name:
Origanum vulgare; parts used: leaves (dried), stems; uses: respiratory conditions, expectorant, systemic tonic, diaphoretic, antiseptic, antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, oligomenorrhea; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
mountain mint or

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Q. Oregano, does it benefit? Is oregano taken for prevention or cure?

A. Nothing that I know about, at least not scientifically proven.

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University in association with their colleagues from Iran Polymer and Petrochemistry Research Institute succeeded in increasing the stability of oregano oil, as a sample of essential oils, during the processing and conservation.
En el aceite del oregano que crece en forma silvestre se ha observado que un incremento en los porcentajes de timol provoca una disminucion en el contenido de carvacrol (Albado et al.
3/4 cup melted butter, divided 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced 1 pound spinach, chopped 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil, or 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano, or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 pound feta cheese, crumbled 4 eggs, beaten 1 package frozen phyllo dough, thawed
The importer, blender and packer of natural food ingredients supplies new Mexican Oregano in a heat-treated, dried herb form in varying quantities, from 1kg up to 10kg bags in bulk.
Oregano is added to foods prepared with meat, sausages, salads, soups and alcoholic beverages and used also in cosmetics.
The focus of this study was the investigation of dietary oregano and a-tocopheryl acetate on the production, some egg quality traits and some blood serum biochemical parameters of the Japanese quail.
We know that oregano possesses anti-bacterial as well as anti-inflammatory properties, but its effects on cancer cells really elevate the spice to the level of a super-spice like turmeric," said Dr.
Earlier this year researchers at the Department of Food Science at the University of Tennessee reported that, among various plant oils, oil of oregano exhibited the greatest antibacterial action against common pathogenic germs such as Staph, E.
garnish with black pepper, dehydrated basil and oregano.
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Meanwhile, mix minced beef, remaining onion, oregano and garlic, breadcrumbs, egg and seasoning in a bowl.