Does Oregano Oil Function as an Antibiotic?

A bottle of oregano essential oil with freshly harvested blooming oregano next to it.

Oregano is a common seasoning / herb. It has been used in the culinary arts for Centuries, but it also has multiple medicinal uses that modern science has been verifying. Its not something big pharmaceutical conglomerates want to become public knowledge but oregano actually works better as an antibiotic than many of the commercial antibiotics. … Read more

How to Plant and Grow Your Own Oregano

Closeup of an oregano plant.

Origanum vulgare     Full Sun/Partial Shade     Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.0 Oregano needs no introduction, it is one of the most commonly used herbs, popular in Italian and Mediterranean dishes. It can be grown throughout most of North America but its hardiness varies from variety to variety. Hardiness Zones – Some varieties are hardy as far North as zone … Read more

Oregano Companion Planting Guide

Oregano growing in a kitchen garden.

Strange thing about Oregano is that is one plant that does not have any known antagonstic relationship with other plants. It is beneficial to most plants as it provides general pest suppression. It also increases humidity if allowed to spread amongst crops. It is a short plant that can planted among and even under most … Read more