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The Herb Patch
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(Origanum vulgare) 

Most people are familiar with dried oregano, and you can certainly dry it yourself either on its own, or in a combination with your other favourite herbs. It is native to the Mediterranean, so think tomatoes, basil, pizza and pasta! Oregano is a close substitute to marjoram, hence it is often referred to as wild marjoram. Compared to Marjoram, Oregano has a much stronger taste but less distinct fragrant. 

Oregano is an anti-microbial and natural anti-biotic which is commonly used to ease Candida and yeast infections, fungal infections, sinus infections and allergies.