OED SPOT (by psaroni)
The Greek oregano is a herbaceous perennial plant quality is the best worldwide. Oregano beyond the characteristic aroma and flavor that leaves the food has many medicinal properties.
It is constipating, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal. In the form of infusions used to atony of the intestines, expectorant for cough, helps hypertension and atherosclerosis.
The essential oil of oregano (origanelaio) is used for toothache. Oregano has 12 times more antioxidants than oranges, 30 from 42 from potato and apple. Also with a little oregano to feed your bird keep the disease away .