Oregano is a Mediterranean perennial herb belonging to the Lamiaceae family. Oregano has an aromatic flavor, warm and a little bitter. Like Sweet Basil, Oregano is one of the chief ingredient in the Italian cuisine. Oregano is most suited for the seasoning of pizza and tomato sauce, enhancing the flavor of salads, meat casserole and more. Oregano contains antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents. Accordingly, Oregano is widely used for treating open wounds and bruises, to relieve itching and to treat digestive and respiratory tract diseases. In ancient times, Oregano was used as a remedy for muscle ache. Traditional Chinese medicine makes use of Oregano to alleviate fever, vomiting, itching of the skin and more.