(Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum)
The word oregano comes from the Greek words «όρος» which means mountain and «γάνος» that means glory, brightness, i.e. the plant that brightens the mountain.
Mana Gea Oregano, comes from certified organic cultivated farms, in the Mount of Parnonas, Laconia prefecture, Peloponnese, Greece, one of the best regions in the world for the growth and maintenance of this unique herb.
Greek oregano is the most flavored variety in the world with an aromatic warm, bitter and pungent taste. Mana Gea’s oregano excellent quality can be strong enough to almost numb the tongue! This is due to its high content of carvacrol and thymol, two natural monoterpenoid phenols. Οregano is said to have noticeable antioxidant, antiviral and antibacterial properties, that is further increased when combined with Mana Gea Extra Virgin Olive Oil.