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Organic Oregano

Product Code: 1610OR

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
100g
£2.88 £2.88
£28.80/kg
14
250g
£6.02 £6.02
£24.08/kg
30
500g
£10.66 £10.66
£21.32/kg
53
1kg
£18.62 £18.62
£18.62/kg
93
10kg
£131.89 £131.89
£13.19/kg
659

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Description

Product: Organic Oregano

Latin Name: Origanum vulgare

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Other Names: Wild Marjoram, Field Marjoram, Origane, Origanum, Eastward Marjoram, Grove Marjoram, Wind Marjoram, Spanish Thyme, Wintersweet, European Oregano, Oregan, Orégano, Origan, Orikano, Rigan, Ao le Gang, Wilde Marjolein, Marjolaine Sauvage, Origan, Pelevoué, Sajivan, Vild Mejram & Kekik Out.

Description: Oregano is an herbaceous perennial herb, native to Europe and now naturalised in the Middle East and parts of the Mediterranean that grows to a height 30-80cm. The leaves are opposite, ovately elliptical, downy greyish-green in colour and between 1–4 cm in length, growing on reddish branching stems. The 2-lipped flowers are pale pink to magenta in colour and 3–4 mm in length, and are produced in clusters surrounded by bracts at the ends of each of the stems branches.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that oregano has natural bactericide properties? The herb contains two volatile oils Carvacrol and thymol which have both been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria, it’s also an antiseptic and antimicrobial herb. Oregano is also loaded with vitamins and minerals a teaspoon of the herb will provide less that 5 calories, 0.162mg of protein, 0.07362mg of sugar, 0.765mg of fibre and also provides good amounts of Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, & C and the following minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, Manganese, Selenium, Copper and Sodium.

Ingredients: Dried, cut leaf of organic Origanum vulgare.

Allergy Advice: Oregano contains a naturally occurring source of salicylates and is best avoided by people eating a salicylate free diet.

 

SUGGESTED USE

Oregano works well with eggs, cheese, fish, meat and poultry; use it to flavour quiches, frittatas, savoury tarts, pizzas and pasta. Add to stuffing’s and savoury crumbles, sprinkle onto salads and into salad dressings, oregano enhances the flavour of vegetables including carrots and works especially well with tomatoes. The leaves can be added to pot pourri and sachets to help deter moths and other flying insects. Dried leaves can be added to herbal sleep pillows and bath sachets.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

Please note that bulk and non-bulk items will be delivered separately.

Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

Ordered before 1pm Monday - Friday?

We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

Need bulk items urgently? Please contact our sales department before placing your order on sales@justingredients.co.uk

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