As Known As: Wild Marjoram
Appearance: Leafy, green in color
Aroma: Strongly herbaceous
Flavor: Pungent and slightly astringent.
Use: Oregano is most famously used in Italian American Cuisine, but it is also an integral part of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and Latin American cuisine. It is a highly aromatic cuisine that can be used to diminish gamey flavors. Historically it has been used as a medicine for stomach and respiratory ailments.