Beyond cooking, oregano is used in many medical applications. The oil can be used as a topical antiseptic to soothe sore throats and help ward off common colds.
The herb itself has many health benefits.
-It is rich in antioxidants.
-It has anti-inflammatory properties.
Care & Harvest:
Days to sprout: 7 – 21 days
Matures in: 80 – 90 days
Taste it for: 8 – 12 weeks
- 6 weeks after seeds have germinated cut down the oregano to 2 or 3 inches and harvest the pruned pieces, this will allow for the crop to grow bushier.
- Stems can be snipped, or leaves can be harvested. Ensure to not harvest more than a third of the plant at a time if you wish to continue growth.